Our Wrong Economics

The nation’s quadrennial election charade is upon us once again, and once again there is no major-party candidate a Catholic can support with a completely clear conscience, not if he is serious about pro-life, peace instead of perpetual war, and … Continue reading


Two months ago I wrote for the SBC website about God or Nothing, a recent and inspiring book that offers the record of conversations between a journalist and Robert Cardinal Sarah, who hails from the West African nation of Guinea … Continue reading

The Way We Were…

It has been fifty years since the closing of the second Vatican Council on December 8, 1965 ( The Feast of the Immaculate Conception ). I was 26 years old when the Council terminated. I had just returned to the … Continue reading

Faith and Miracles

What is faith? The Baltimore Catechism gives a very simple definition of faith as the first of the three theological virtues: “Faith is a Divine virtue by which we firmly believe the truths which God has revealed on the authority … Continue reading