The (Ir)religion of Man 2020
The city of God is replaced by the Man’s city of harmony. The conclusion of this story is not unexpected – this revolution ends in failure.
Five Years After Marriage Equality
At root here is a naive miscalculation of the metaphysical magnitude of human loneliness and the desire for intimacy.
'Safer at Home' Preserves Impoverished Black Families: A Critique of Child Protective Services
Helping those who need additional protection during times of crisis and need.
Motherhood: First Disintegrating, Now Disappearing
There should be no safer place for the beating heart of a child than beneath his mother’s.
A Hidden Life
The essence of Christian morality “lies in living the moment within this tension toward the Infinite."
Extraordinary Season in an Extraordinary Time
Like Christ, we must respond to this desert with intensity and to make this time set-aside more definitive for our discipleship.
Pope Francis’ “Difference” Feminism in Querida Amazonia
Revisiting the feminine genius as seen by Pope Francis.
COVID-19: The Church Can Be Proactive & Peaceful
Our efforts to decrease the death toll of COVID-19 must be carried out with simplicity and detachment.
Holiness in an Unholy Time
Earthly utopias, worldly cares and approbation are not the proper concerns of the Church.
Underestimating Our Humanity
Mattias A. Caro
The exercise to dream of our future and to follow our passions: is that the way a son or daughter of God can fruitfully think about his or her future?
The Dignity of Work
How should the idea of hands-on work play into our discussion of the human dignity we need in our economy?
By Paying a Great Price
Mattias A. Caro
Most of life's issue are difficult to resolve; fail to be neat or clean they do like a neatly written story. Why is that?
The New Religion of Greta Thunberg
If someone has to save us from the destruction of the Earth, this will certainly not be the movement which created Greta.
Widening the Scholarly Blinders
A review of Robert Louis
Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom.
Alexander Tschugguel's Bid to Save the Church in Europe
What to make of those who dunk idols in the river?
Coventry Patmore and the Theology of the Body
Ours is a time of great confusion, a dystopia abandoned by reason, a place where, for far too many, the irreal reigns.
On Power and Authority
Mattias A. Caro
The virtue and discipline required to obtain positions of power and authority are often the best checks against its abuse.
The Trouble with Throwaway Books
Heartfelt gifts are an extension of family and friends, and we in a sense enter into communion with the givers of these gifts by holding on to them.
Christian Dialectic and the Franciscan Church
Andrew M. Haines
The things we most cherish demand a “Platonic turn,” one that reaches into the muck of incomplete ideas, and with a bit of virtuous unknowing produces a glimpse of goodness worthy of deep affection.
Ask EP: Can I punch someone?
Lord, Make me an Instrument of your peace...and make my fist the lance of your justice....
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Duc in Altum
: Ratzinger's 'Ocean of Uncertainty' and Our Present Epistemological Crisis
Christ Delights in Me
How to Understand the Catholic Sex Abuse Crisis
Sexuality as Transcendence: An Interview with Fabrice Hadjadj
On the Unseen Racism