The Pope and the Acta

What are we to say about Pope Francis placing into the Acta Apostolicae Sedis (the official compilation of Magisterial texts) the interpretation of the...

God’s Most Perfect Creation

A blessed and joyous solemnity of the Immaculate Conception to all Catholic Insight readers. Pope Blessed Pius IX, Pio Nono, proclaimed the doctrine of...

Same Sex ‘Marriage’ in the Land Down Under

Well, it has happened, as expected:  After a rather perfunctory debate, Australia has caught up with history and the current mind-numbing zeitgeist and, like...

Minimum Wage Follies

One might think that the intended raising of the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2019 is a Wynne win for the little...

When Harry met Meaghan

The headline reads: 'Meaghan Markle is the strong, modern, feminist princess we need right now'. In case you have not heard, Prince Harry, the...

Saint Andrew’s Scotland

Today is the feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle, brother of Saint Peter, patron of Scotland, Russia, Ukraine and Greece, for reasons that are somewhat...

Rumblings in the Jungle

Mount Agung in the Indonesian resort island of Bali is currently erupting, and residents and tourists are waiting to see if it will really...

Christus Rex

A blessed solemnity of Christ the King to one and all, in this last week before Advent, the last liturgical solemnity of the year,...

Catherine: Scholar, Martyr, Virgin, Saint

In one of those ironies of God's history, the patron saint of philosophers is a teenage virgin martyr from the fourth century, Catherine of Alexandria...

Death by a Thousand Cuts

The Martyrs of Vietnam, whom we commemorate today, were a whole panoply of Christians, bishops, priests, Franciscans, Dominicans, lay men, women and children, put...