Driving Out Nature with a Fork

Thomas Storck

The modern project of limitless human expansion, both outside of ourselves and within ourselves, is fundamentally a rejection of that reality which we did not create and thus cannot really control.

Examining Liberalism: Exaggerated Originality, False Anthropology

Craig Michael White

 Our problem, most fundamentally, is with liberalism's view of the nature of morality, of man, and of freedom, and its flaws in these areas are deadly. 

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A Time for Solidarity

Mattias A. Caro

Christ asks us to comfort and console one another. Not to be naively confident or combative. Humble solidarity strengthens and nurtures our faith.

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Is the Catechism Irrelevant?

Andrew M. Haines

The Catechism, today, shows more about the distortions of Catholic intellectualism than a failure by the Church to teach the truth.

Attacking Our Mother? The Battle Against Liberalism

Craig Michael White

Attacking liberalism, for Americans, feels a bit like attacking your mother: it is the set of political ideas of the Founders. 

Send Them on Missions

Mattias A. Caro

It's impractical to send all priests to poor countries. But the call to radical evangelism exists even in the heart of the richest country on earth.

Pope Francis and the Death Penalty: Has the Church's Teaching Changed?

Andrew M. Haines

Francis's teaching on capital punishment represents a discontinuity in the life of the Church. But one that highlights a deeper continuity.

Why Stoicism is Sexy

Andrew M. Haines

It's a philosophy for and by the rich who wanted to behave less so. Nowadays, though, it implies the axiom: Be rich first, then be virtuous.

A War College for Bishops

Mattias A. Caro

Let's establish in the United States a standing, monastic seminary for the formation of prelates. 

Law is Inherently Violent?

Mattias A. Caro

A "law is violence" approach is anti-intellectual, anti-Western, and certainly anti-Christian since it reduces man's highest good and moral flourishing to the sum of his basest desires for self-preservation. 

Unless the Tyrant's On Our Side

Andrew M. Haines

We believe there's a secret option, that there are better political instincts than those that have been tried before.