Catholic Views

Book Review: The Holy Bread of Eternal Life: Restoring Eucharistic Reverence in an Age of Impiety

[Author, speaker, LifeSite News contributor Dr. Peter Kwasniewski Spoke at our June 14, 2019 Forum Luncheon on “Of What Use Is a Changing Catechism?”] By Dan Millette, One Peter Five, November 24, 2020 I feel compelled to provide some context before beginning. Last week my family and... read more

Therapeutic Jurisprudence

By Paul R. McHugh and Gerard V. Bradley, December 2020 After the 1973 decision Roe v. Wade, a crisis of meaning emerged in opinions of the United States Supreme Court dealing with reproduction and sex. The law became less intelligible as questions of truth and justice were understood and... read more

Archbishop Viganò: Between The Lines Of the McCarrick Report

BETWEEN THE LINESof the report of the secretariat of stateon Theodore McCarrick The McCarrick Report published by the Secretariat of State on November 10, 2020, has been the object of numerous comments. Some point out its shortcomings, while others praise it as a proof of Bergoglio’s... read more
Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Najeeb Michaeel Moussa of Mosul

Archbishop of Mosul: Europe has Been Weakened by its Denial of its Spiritual and Cultural Roots

In the face of the recent terror attacks that hit France and Austria, Iraqi archbishop Najeeb Michaeel, recently nominated for the Sakharov Prize, says the Old Continent is guilty of laxity with regards to the advance of radical Islam. By Solène Tadié, National Catholic Register, November... read more

A Wounded Nation Sows the Wind — and Reaps the Whirlwind

The current culture’s disregard of natural and divine law has reaped ruinous consequences. By Anna Abbott, NCR, November 23, 2020 When Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court after contentious hearings in 2018, he warned, “You sowed the wind. For decades to come, I fear the... read more

Francesco’s Economy of Poverty

Michael Pakaluk, The Catholic Thing, November 24, 2020 Two big problems for the conference on the “Economy of Francesco” held at Assisi last week were solved by the COVID pandemic: 1) no one had to fly there, and 2) the economy had already ground to a halt. There was an obvious... read more
All wearing face masks, students arrive by bus to Fort Loramie High School, Fort Loramie, Ohio.

A Buckeye Voucher Victory: Ohio expands private school choice to half of all students.

By The Editorial Board, WSJ, November. 23, 2020 PHOTO: LUKE GRONNEBERG/ASSOCIATED PRESS The pandemic has been especially tough on low- and middle-income families, but the GOP Legislature in Ohio has given parents in their state something to be grateful for this Thanksgiving by passing a... read more

Young People Crave Truth That Only Traditional Catholicism Can Deliver

By Ben Hachten, OnePeterFive OnePeterFive November 19, 2020 As I was reading the comments (I know, never do that) of my recent article in The American Conservative, It’s Not Your Father’s GOP, several commenters opined that a socially conservative political movement will never play with the... read more

US Catholic bishops’ response to McCarrick report is sad but predictable

by Thomas Reese, Religion News Service, November 23, 2020 The discussion of the Vatican report on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick by the U.S. bishops at their annual fall meeting was sad but predictable — sad because the bishops failed to communicate that they understood the report's... read more

Civil War Is Coming. Can We Stop It in Time?

By Charles Coulombe, Crisis, November 23, 2020 As all the world knows, the election of 2020 was destined to be messy, as the two nations inhabiting the territory of these United States geared up for battle: after four years of nonstop media abuse, in which the major news generators had long... read more

The McCarrick Report’s Unanswered Questions

Document represents one important step in fostering authentic renewal. By Michael Warsaw, National Catholic Register, November 13, 2020 The long-awaited McCarrick Report, detailing the rise and fall of the former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, was finally released Nov. 10. First promised two... read more
Cardinal Angelo Becciu

Two secular lawsuits raise deeply ecclesiastical conundra