Why War?

As the credits after the film roll by, another army appears—of technicians, musicians, stunt men, cinematographers in England, France, Holland and the United States—active...

Liturgy and an Update

Anthony Esolen captures in a vivid and clear way what is wrong with the manner in which the Novus Ordo Mass is usually celebrated:...

Bartholomew’s Lack of Guile

We don't know all that much about today's saint, Bartholomew, the 'son of consolation', identified with the 'Nathaniel', the enigmatic figure in the first...

Women’s Finals and the Perils of Groupthink

By now, avid sports fans throughout the Western world and anyone who follows the news regularly, will have heard of Serena Williams’s blow-up at...

Myriads upon Myriads

A blessed solemnity of All Saints' to all our readers, a feast that goes back to the earliest days of the Church, as a...

Return From Exile

The books of Ezra and Nehemiah are two of the lesser-known books of the Bible, but they are actually very important to understanding God’s...

The Collapse of the Rule of Law

Another day, and more mayhem, with no end in sight.  Five police officers assassinated, others wounded, by snipers at a Black Lives Matter protest,...

Two Justins

Today is, or rather was, as I am getting to this rather late, the memorial of Saint Justin Martyr, an early apologist for the...

Euthanasia Death Panel: Harbingers of Doom

Yes, a cheery title for an article, but we are in a serious business, for unless the Supreme Court decides otherwise, Parliament must come...

Ad Multos Annos, Father Alphonse de Valk, Fifty Years a Priest.

It is fitting on this feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of life, that we offer a hearty and warm congratulations to Father...