The Modus Operandi of Pope Francis

Like many around the world, Catholic or not, I have been trying to figure out Pope Francis.  It is always a difficult task to...

Ite Ad Joseph: The Archbishop’s Novena

As promised, I have pasted below the novena prayer to Saint Joseph, which  the Archbishop of Ottawa, Terence Prendergast, has asked all Catholics in...

Benedict XVI and Thomas the Twin

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 27 September 2006 Thomas the twin Dear Brothers and Sisters, Continuing our encounters with the Twelve Apostles chosen directly by Jesus, today...

Retracting and Detracting

Patrick Brown has thrown his hat into the ring of the Progressive Conservative leadership race, vying to win back the very position he resigned...

Davos and the ‘new’ New World Order

The Elites serve Democracy without the People. (George Walden, The New Elites) Yes, it’s that time of year when the rich and famous head to...

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...

Athanasius, the Iota, and the Homoousion

Today is the memorial of one of the most heroic bishops in the history of the Church, the late, great Saint Athanasius (+373), a...

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...

Waiting for the Real Christmas

I don’t know about you, but I’m already tired of 'Christmas'. Of course, I am not referring to the real Christmas—the birth of Jesus—but...

How to Defeat Euthanasia: A Personal Story

As the ten-horned apocalyptic beast called euthanasia lies in wait at our door and we begin to reflect on how to protect our loved...