Catholic Views

THE POLITICAL POWER OF BIG TECH

by R. R. Reno, First Things, January 15, 2021 The president has been de-platformed on social media. The uncensored alternative to Twitter, Parler, is being strangled by tech giants as Apple and Google remove the Parler app from their stores and Amazon kicks it off its servers. A conservative... read more

My Honest Opinion of Our President – And Our Future

By Fr. Richard Heilman, Roman Catholic Man, January 14, 2021I hated Trump in the primaries, probably for all the reasons many do right now. He is crass and attacks, many times justifiably so, but many times when I believe a better strategy would be more effective. In this sense, he seemed... read more

The Deplatforming of America

By Declan Leary, Crisis, January 12, 2021 For a moment as brief as it was recent, the prospects of Catholics in the American public square looked better than they ever had. Amy Coney Barrett, a devout Catholic mother, was nominated and confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. Attorney General... read more

Bishop Paprocki Reflects on the Recent Violent Capitol Lockdown

The bishop of Springfield, Ill. considers the recent riots at the US Capitol posing critical questions that every Catholic should reflect upon during this crucial time. January 12, 2021 Editor's Note: Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Ill. offered this homily for the Feast of the... read more

Chaos at the Capitol

Day Gardner, President of the National Black Pro-Life Union, Asks Who is to Blame By National Black Pro-Life Union, Jan. 7, 2021 WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Day Gardner, President of the National Black Pro-Life Union, she is available for... read more

The truth about the 2020 election is far more sinister than you think

At LifeSite we’ve known this for 25 years. It was the reason why we began this media mission. John-Henry Westen, Editor, LifeSite News, January 8, 2021 The election in the United States was manipulated massively in order to favor Joe Biden. And not only that, the mainstream media’s... read more

Biden and Abortion: His Devastating ‘D-Day’

COMMENTARY: June 6, 2019, marked a fateful turn in Biden’s long drift away from his Church’s opposition to abortion. By Paul Kengor, National Catholic Register, January 5, 2021 The day was a Thursday, June 6, 2019. It was the 75th anniversary of D-Day. And for Joe Biden, it seems in... read more

Lay Participation in Choosing Bishops?

By Russell Shaw, Catholic Thing, January 3, 2021 The release of the Vatican report on ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s rise through the hierarchy prompted a modest but heartfelt chorus of voices, mine included, calling for a fresh look at how bishops are chosen. Most of the suggested reforms... read more

The Vatican-China Agreement: When the Music Stops

Pope Francis has made a bad deal with the Chinese government. The agreement reached with mainland authorities is not helping Catholics and other Christians as much as even its architects’ attenuated hopes warranted. It has hamstrung the Church and muted her moral witness at a crucial time. By... read more

THE EUTHANASIA CANCER SPREADS

By Wesley J. Smith, First Things, December 31, 2020The West is tearing itself apart. The symptoms are evident in our bitterly divided politics and the attempts to punish those with heterodox views. But they are particularly evident in the ongoing collapse of the sanctity of human life ethic, which... read more

Abortion Wins in Argentina. Argentinian Pope Barely Lifts a Finger in Protest

By Steve Skojec, OnePeterFive, December 30, 2020 In Argentina, feral women — some of them naked and likely intoxicated — are dancing in the streets in celebration of their newly legislated “right” to murder their own children: The crowd of a few thousand burst into raucous cheers and... read more

Signs of Mind

The Vow of Unknowing