Obama: enforcer of the sexual revolution

In the last few years, US President Barack Obama has gone to great lengths to implement his vision of a sexual revolution for all...

What Does the Church Believe? : The Catechism of the Catholic Church

(This archived address by Cardinal Ratzinger, forwarded by Father Callam, fits in well with our preparations for Advent on this memorial of Pope Damasus....

A Personal Reflection on Truly Accompanying the Dying

(The following letter was sent to Catholic Insight in response to my brief posting on the letter of the Bishops of Atlantic Canada in...

PTSD, Violence and Responsibility

Another day, another shooting, this time on American soil, at Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Details are still forthcoming, but the alleged perpetrator is a...

A Full Glimpse of Fulton J. Sheen

Destined to become the most famous American Catholic of the 20th century, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979) was born on a farm near El...

Star of the Sea: Marian Devotion through the Prism of an Old English...

Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary has played an integral role in the tradition of Christian prayer since the early days of the Church,...

Human Words and the Divine Word

Speaking to her beloved Romeo, Juliet says, "What's in a name?  That which we call a rose, by any other word would smell as...

John of God

Saint John of God, whose baptismal name was João Duarte Cidade, lived an incredible life: on the streets alone soon after the tender age...

Theotokos, or Christotokos? A Christmas Heresy

I will often ask my students in class whether Christ was a human person.  The answer may seem straightforward:  Of course He was (or...

The Inestimable Value of a Pilgrimage

Just as the beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord, we might say that the first step on the road to sanctity is...