War and Peace

The Nuclear Catechism

BY CHILTON WILLIAMSON, JR., DECEMBER 16, 2019 I found Charles Coulombe’s latest column for Crisis (“Can the Catechism Get It Wrong?”) of particular interest, coming as it did a few days after Pope Francis’s visit to Japan—the first such visit in 38 years—where his remarks about... read more

Archbishop Sheen’s Warning of a Crisis in Christendom

With a saintly long-ranging spiritual vision, Bishop Sheen saw the roots of today’s crisis firmly planted and growing in 1974, but gave us an antidote. By Joseph Pronechen, Jul. 29, 2018 “First of all, we are at the end of Christendom,” Bishop Fulton Sheen solemnly said during a... read more

Will Father Kapaun’s Remains Be Among Those Returned From North Korea?

The heroic U.S. chaplain died in a North Korean prison camp in 1951. By Joseph Pronechen, Aug. 1, 2018 PILSEN, Kan. — On July 27, a U.S. Air Force C-17 transport plane carrying more than 55 cases of remains of U.S. servicemen who died and were buried in North Korea during the Korean War... read more

On the Battlefield, Some Heroes Wear Clerical Collars

Book Review By Joseph Pronechen, Jul. 14, 2018 Heroic Catholic Chaplains Stories of the Brave and Holy Men Who Dodged Bullets While Saving Souls By Thomas Craughwell TAN Books, 2018, 216 pages, $24.95 (hardcover) To order: tanbooks.com or (800) 437-5876 The late author Thomas... read more

Churchill’s Christmastime Speech United Two Great World Powers

New film reminds viewers the statesman's Dec. 26, 1941, address to a joint session of Congress was a triumph of stunning proportions by Lee Habeeb | Updated 26 Dec 2017 Winston Churchill — who is portrayed by Gary Oldman in the new film “Darkest Hour” — made 16 visits to America in... read more

The Light in “Darkest Hour”

By Brad Miner, December 26, 2017 The Golden Globe Awards will be presented a week from Sunday; the Oscars on March 4. These star-studded and self-adulatory events are bound to be restrained by Hollywood’s year of scandal, and a friend in-the-know tells me she expects the celebrity presenters... read more

The Salvation of ‘Napalm Girl’

I still need treatment for the burns on my arms, back and neck. But my heart is healed. By Kim Phuc Phan Thi, Dec. 21, 2017 You may not recognize me now, but you almost certainly know who I am. My name is Kim Phuc, though you likely know me by another name. It is one I never asked for, a... read more

The Statue at Inchon

By Michael J. Fahy, September 15, 2017 Crackling radio reports early on September 15, 1950 picked up via staticky shortwave radio told Americans of the unexpected, unbelievably high-risk Invasion of Inchon by our armed forces, led by five-star general Douglas MacArthur.  That turnaround in the... read more

Pope says marriage can only be between a man and a woman and ‘we cannot change it’

by Carol Glatz, 3 Sep 2017 Francis discusses Amoris Laetitia, money, just war and psychoanalysis in new book-length interview By virtue of its very definition, marriage can only be between a man and a woman, Pope Francis has said in a new book-length interview. “We cannot change it.... read more


Fr. Vincent Capodanno, the "Grunt Padre," is a Medal of Honor recipient by Trey Elmore  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  June 1, 2017 DETROIT (ChurchMilitant.com) - The U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services has ended its four-year inquiry into the life of Vietnam-era Navy Chaplain Fr.... read more

The Meaning of Memorial Day, From the Civil War On

By Lee Edwards  / May 26, 2017 The day that Americans honor those fallen in uniform began as "Decoration Day" shortly after the Civil War Lee Edwards is the distinguished fellow in conservative thought at The Heritage Foundation's B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics. A... read more

Remembering Pearl Harbor