American Oracles: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt

In 2014 there was an incident in Colorado that would jolt the sensibilities of many older Americans. At one school district, students organized to...

Gregory, a Pope for the Ages

One of the great joys of history is reminiscing about the past, giving hope for the present; for history is ‘eschatological’, moving towards a...

Britain Goin’ It Alone

Prime Minister Therea May in Britain has just called an early election, hoping for a mandate to lead Britain out of the European Union....

Appealing for a Little Help from our Friends

Mary, Mother of the Church, 2019 Dear Readers and Supporters of Catholic Insight, We sent out this appeal letter in print form, sent out via regular...

A Student Interrogates his Law Professor

Professor: Who will be first? Yes, you Miss Ezjakina:   Student: Mr. Rechtson, a moment ago, you quoted a renowned jurist regarding the preamble to the...

11th. Sunday: sacred liturgy

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name (Ps. 92). Our celebration of the Paschal Mystery in all...

Why We Need More Bellarmines

Before we get to Bellarmine, for those of you who would like to peruse my take on the strange saga of James Christian Agelles,...

The Iranian Revolution … 40 years later

“What did I do to them?” Shah Reza Pahlavi, 1979 Throughout the world, February 11 of this year may have seemed like any other day. It...

The Relentless God

WERE YOU startled by what you heard in the reading of Moses holding back the anger of God? It certainly provides a picture of God...

Learning Death from History

Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.  So declared the famed historian George Santayana in 1863, and there is a...