Catholic Views

Where Francis Leads, We Can’t Follow

By Michael Warren Ware, October 22, 2020“Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They’re children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out or be made miserable because of it. What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered. I... read more

Mixed Messages from the Vatican and Bishops

By Fr. Timothy V. Vaverek, October 14, 2020 With the pope’s approval, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has issued a letter entitled The Good Samaritan devoted to the care of persons in the critical and terminal phases of life. Those hoping to renew Christian moral... read more

Catholic Colleges Should Fight Pornography

For young people at home and in campus residences, the temptation to view online pornography has probably never been higher. In response to a student petition, The Catholic University of America began blocking nearly 200 porn websites in 2019. Patrick Reilly Blog, October 13, 2020 To... read more

Confirming New Justices Is Not ‘Packing the Court’

BY ALEXANDRA DESANCTIS, OCTOBER 12, 2020 David Harsanyi has an excellent rundown on the homepage today of Democrats’ ongoing efforts to redefine “Court packing.” A quick recap of where things stand: Joe Biden has said that he won’t announce whether he supports expanding the number of... read more

Voting for a Vision, Not a Person

Voting for a Vision, Not a Person A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER The choice voters will make Nov. 3 is between two philosophial views about the future of America. ‘Pray, and vote — for the future of your country,’ writes Register publisher, Michael Warsaw. Michael Warsaw, Publisher's... read more

IN DEFENSE OF “PEOPLE OF PRAISE”

By Bill Donohue, President, Catholic League: With the impending battle over Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, many reporters are focusing on a charismatic Christian organization, People of Praise, to which Barrett reportedly belongs. Much of the coverage has been... read more

Breathing Fire

By Robert Royal, Catholic Thing, October 5, 2020 [Robert Royal was the featured speaker at the 2018 Catholic Citizens of Illinois Annual Banquet] The late great physicist Stephen Hawking once speculated that, besides the mathematical equations he and others had developed about the nature of... read more

Cardinal Müller Looks at US Politics, the 2020 Election and Catholic Conscience

The prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith tells the Register that the Catholic Church must not only demand freedom of religion, she must also take up the task of demanding and promoting that politics be given a moral basis. By Edward Pentin, National Catholic... read more

Catholic Claims and the Witness of Fr. Mankowski

[Fr. Mankowski was our Forum Luncheon featured speaker this past February-Ed. The topic of his remarks was “CRISIS IN THE CHURCH: REFORM OR REFORMATION?” ] By David Deavel, The Imaginative Conservative, September 26, 2020 For those of us who believe in the claims of the Catholic Church... read more

Religious Freedom Is On Your Ballot

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila Blogs, September 28, 2020 Now is the time for us to stand up for the place of full-throated Catholic belief in public life and the valuable contributions of people of faith to society. A troubling trend is appearing as our country grapples with social unrest... read more

Corruption of the Best is The Worst: The Jesuits, The Church, & the Deep State

By Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, OnePeterFive, September 26, 2020 “Corruptio optimi pessima.” Saint Gregory the Great Seeking to find any coherence of the recent action of the Society of Jesus with the original intentions of Saint Ignatius of Loyola is an arduous if not impossible... read more