The Pope of the Vulgate

Today we celebrate Pope Damasus, who in his office in the Chair of Peter from 366  to 384, greatly influenced the history of the...

Why we need the Church

I read the story beneath the title with trepidation but, truth be told, with more than a little resignation. A Montreal deacon had been...

A gentle, thoughtful man

Meet Father Zakaria Boutros—a gentle, thoughtful man, one of the leading figures of the Egyptian Coptic Christian community and now obliged to live in...

Good Pope John

The Second Vatican Council opened on this day in 1962, and ran until 1965, producing sixteen documents, four of them 'constitutions', which have profoundly...

The Liberal Abortion Box

Well, at the risk of some level of sensationalism, it seems the persecution has begun, on the fringes at least. The Liberals under Justin...

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...

A Vote for Life

The referendum vote in Ireland today, on the ‘right’ to abortion, is a turning point in our culture, for the Catholic nation symbolizes something...

Saint Patrick’s Day after a Brief Hiatus

A very blessed and joyous Saint Patrick's Day to all our readers, after a brief hiatus due to technical issues, for which we heartily...

Bishop of Hippo, A Saint for All Time

A blessed memorial of the great Saint Augustine (354-430), bishop and doctor of the Church, and perhaps the greatest theologian in her history (although,...

Blasphemy and Bubble Zones

I read recently that Pope John Paul II had a vision of Europe being taken over by Islam, the continent’s once-vibrant Christianity gone silent...