Catholic Views

Biden, the Bishops, and the New Face of Catholicism

by Monica Migliorino Miller, Crisis, January 22, 2021 The Catholic Church in America has been thrust into a new and unprecedented crisis—namely the election of Joseph Biden to the presidency. If not dealt with properly, Biden’s presidency will cause serious damage to the very truth of what... read more

When Salvation is a Phone Call Away

“Mr. President? I need to talk to you. It’s about your soul.” By Regis Martin, Crisis, February 2, 2021 It is not likely that anyone will have heard of Heywood Broun, but he was a once very well known, well-connected newspaper columnist. His take on the world was fairly cynical,... read more

Joe Biden Eats and Drinks His Own Spiritual Death

By Austin Ruse, Crisis, January 21, 2021On the morning of January 20, 2021, at the grand Cathedral of St. Matthew in Washington D.C., Joe Biden ate and drank his own spiritual death. That he received the Holy Eucharist from the hands of a Cardinal of the Church adds scandal upon scandal. One radio... read more

The Worst Person in America Is a Catholic Bishop. But Which?

It hasn’t been easy picking the most … “exceptional” bishops. But I’ve narrowed the candidates down to three, out of many worthy contenders. By John Zmirak, American Greatness, January 31, 2021 With so many “conservatives” and fainting-couch Christians tripping over themselves... read more

The Catechism Crisis

BY AARON SENG, JANUARY 27, 2021 We are currently witnessing the greatest catechetical crisis in the history of the Church. In 2018, Pope Francis revised the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) to change its teaching on the death penalty—a controversy that continues to be challenged by... read more

Preparing Now for What the Future May Hold

By Peter Kwasniewski, OnePeterFive, January 27, 2021 In my article “Have There Been Worse Crises Than This One?,” I explained why I believe the Church is in a crisis second to none in her history—a crisis of unique gravity. The question on the minds of many is this: What might happen... read more

ARCHBISHOP JOSÉ GOMEZ: A PROFILE IN EPISCOPAL COURAGE

by George Weigel, First Things, January 21, 2021During their annual meeting in November of last year, a critical mass of the Catholic bishops of the United States recognized that Joe Biden’s election to the presidency had brought the Church to a critical point. The president-elect had long... read more

Bishop Schneider shows why instituting women as lectors, acolytes is a huge problem

There are strong reasons why the universal Church never admitted women to liturgical public service, not even in the lower grades of lector or acolyte. By Bishop Athanasius Schneider, LifeSite News, January 22, 2021 Editor’s note: This article was originally published at the New... read more

Joe Biden Claims He Wants Unity, But He Just Called Pro-Life Americans “Extreme”

By David Andrusko, January 22, 2021 As we wrote in “Five Takeaways from President Biden’s Inaugural Address,” In his call for “unity,” President Trump contrasted what he said he will do with behaviors virtually no one would defend. But if you listened carefully and read the... read more

Doing Justice to St. Joseph (Part 2)

By Michael Pakaluk, Catholic Thing, January 19, 2021 As a Catholic, I believe that “sola scriptura” is wrong. Scripture is not sufficient by itself as a rule of Christian faith. It’s obviously wrong, too, because Scripture cannot say what counts as Scripture or not. So the Church is... read more

Catholic Conscience and the COVID-19 Vaccine

By Annamaria Cardinalli, Crisis, January 19, 2021 On Thursday, Vatican News confirmed that both Pope Emeritus Benedict and Pope Francis have received the currently available COVID-19 vaccines, themselves providing an example, ostensibly, for the Church as a whole. In the world’s eyes, I... read more

Chaos at the Capitol