The Long Hot Summer of 2018

On January 10, 1963, the Hon. A.S. Herlong Jr., a judge and Democratic congressman from Florida (1949-1969) read a document into the U.S. House...

The Great Saint Catherine of Siena: A Woman for our Time

Saint Catherine of Siena (1334-1380) was a feisty, indomitable woman.  One might, in a Catholic way, claim her as an early 'feminist', in the...
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John Paul II and Passion Sunday

"Christ became obedient for us even to death, death on the Cross. Therefore God raised him on high and gave him a name above...

The Lawyer Who Put the Logic of Darwinism on Trial: Phillip E. Johnson’s Gift...

On the first of November, at the age of 79, Phillip E. Johnson died at his home in California. Johnson was a gifted author...

Catholic and Christian Unity

Today, the 19th of January and the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, marks the beginning of the Church unity octave, a week of prayer...

Cultural Dis-Assimilation

It was reported amongst the Indo-Canadian community, and that is the far-away India, not the Native Canadians whose ranks were just increased by the...

Pentecost: Spiritus Veritatis

When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes from the Father, he will...

Handel’s Messiah and the Resurrection

This day, in 1742, April 13th, was the first performance of Handel’s Messiah, in Dublin, of all places. Here was an Oratorio, following the...

T.S. Eliot on Society and Religion

Thomas Sterns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis, Missouri and migrated to England at the age of 25. As did the American novelist...
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Message of John Paul II to the Bishop of Albano for the Centenary of...

To my Venerable Brother Bishop Agostino Vallini of Albano 1. A hundred years ago, on 6 July 1902, Maria Goretti died in the hospital at...