Opinion & Commentary

Thomas Griffin: Nancy Pelosi and Her Bishop

Robert Royal: A Roman Weekend to Remember

John A Monaco: Are There Limits to Papal Power?

Peter Kwasniewski, PhD: Clandestine Ordinations Against Church Law: Lessons from Cardinal Wojtyła and Cardinal Slipyj

John Horvat II: Why the Abortion and Transgender Issues Are Two Sides of the Same Coin

Richard A. Spinello: The John Paul II Pontifical Institute in Turmoil

Catholic News Agency: How to pray the rosary more deeply

Catholic News Agency: How a sworn Satanist became the apostle of the Rosary

Auguste Meyrat: Who Controls a Child’s Education?

Edwin Benson: Exorcist Reveals Strongest Weapons in War on Satan

Phil Lawler: It’s time to abandon the public schools

David Warren: Words Theologians Play With

Christian Clifford: California governor’s signing AB 338 into law does more harm than good

Edwin Benson: Why Woke Warriors Aim to Strangle Classical Music

Eric Sammons: The Divide Between the Bishops and the Faithful

Phil Lawler: How I learned to mistrust the Synod process

Robert Royal: The Pelosi Dialogues

Prime Matters: Traditionalist, Progressive: Sorting Out the Catholic Tradition

Msgr. Richard Antall: Can California adjust the present by changing the past?

Phil Lawler: The Pope vs. EWTN: too hot to handle?

David Laidlaw: The Catholic Church is the True Home for Those Who Identify as LGBTQ

Fr Gerald E. Murray: The Pope and Civil Unions

Paul Krause: Only True Catholic Education Can Save Our Culture

Robert Royal: Out of Africa

David Mills: What I Saw When I Went to a Traditional Latin Mass

Andrea Gagliarducci: Pope Francis, what awaits him starting in October

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: 2023 Synod Faces a Credibility and Practicality Gap

The Pillar: Abortion, conception, and ‘ensoulment’: What’s a Catholic supposed to believe?

Nishant Xavier: 5 Good Reasons to Become (or Remain!) a Catholic Christian

Robert Royal: Our Largest, Unacknowledged Prejudice

Russell Shaw: The Greatest Catholic Novel

Michael Brendan Dougherty: Where Is Peter? (National Review)

Fr Roger Landry: New York City’s 9/11 Cross Represents Our Enduring Hope

Peter Dabrowski: We Came, We Saw, God Conquered!

Phil Lawler: On when human life begins, Cardinal Gregory flubs the question

Charles Coulombe: The Pope’s Blast from the Past

Francis X. Rocca: The Power of the Latin Mass (Wall Street Journal)

John Horvat II: With the Fall of Afghanistan, We Enter a Dangerous New World

Robert Royal: Cucumber Time

Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki: Religious Exemptions for COVID Vaccines: What Catholics Should Know

Michele McAloon: A Christian Response to a Defeat

Charles A. Coulombe: Who Lost Afghanistan?

Phil Lawler: The misuse of Church authority on vaccination

Virginia Aabram: 3 Reasons Why the Latin Mass Is So Attractive to Young People (According to a 22-Year-Old)

Stephen P. White: What Ever Happened to the “Lay Moment”?

Robert Cardinal Sarah: On the Credibility of the Catholic Church

Fr Peter M.J. Stravinskas: Traditionis Custodes at 30 Days: A Retrospective and a Prospective

Michael Warsaw: EWTN Celebrates 40 Years: Witness to Providence

Austin Ruse: Storm Heaven for Cardinal Burke

Claire Dwyer: 10 Steps To Finding A Spiritual Director

Phil Lawler: Do the media hate Cardinal Burke—or the faith he represents?

Jim Russell: Stop Preaching Half the Gospel

Fr Peter J. Cameron, OP: St Dominic’s Legacy Remains Vibrant 800 Years After His Death

Robert Royal: Summer Stillness

Michael Morris: Bring Back Fish Fridays

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Andrew Cuomo Sacrificed His Catholic Faith for Political Power

Fr Thomas G. Weinandy, OFM, Cap.: Learning from Romeo and Juliet

Paul Kengor: Vax Fanatics and Natural Immunity

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: ‘Traditionis Custodes’: Practical Implications

Casey Chalk: How We Lost the Bible

Matt Kappadakunnelc: Be Angry, but Do Not Sin

John Horvat II: The Contradictions of the Climatarians, an Eco-Sect that Wants to Change the World

Regis Martin: What Really Matters

Andrea Gagliarducci: Pope Francis, towards the end or a new beginning?

Edwin Benson: The Marvelous Story of Our Lady of Charity of Cobre, Patroness of Cuba

David Warren: Popes Come and Go

Dr Nancy Llewellyn: Traditionis Custodes vs. St John XXIII

Robert Royal: Grandparents, Great-Grandparents, and the Great Tradition

Carrie Gress: The War Against Our Lady and Womanhood Marches On

Michael Pakaluk: Heresies of Presumption

George Weigel: Liberal authoritarianism and the traditional Latin Mass

Sarah Sparks: As a deaf Catholic, the Latin Mass gives me equal access to the liturgy

David Carlin: The Vague Grounds of “Systemic” Racism

John Clark: Are We Even Trying To Evangelize Anymore?

Eric Sammons: Traditionis custodes: Serpents over Fish

John Henderson: The Brown Scapular and the Sabbatine Privilege

Donald DeMarco: The Catholic Church is Not a Hotel

George Weigel: Pope Francis and the Life Issues

Denise Donohue: Why Critical Race Theory is contrary to Catholic Education

David Mills: Free the Latin Mass, for the good of the Church and the people who need it

Robert Royal: Liberty, License, Gratitude

Gregory DiPippo: Summorum Pontificum at Fourteen: Its Legacy

A Pillar Explainer: What’s a TLM, anyway? A Latin liturgy lexicon

George Weigel: The 2021 Summer Reading List

An Exorcist Speaks About the Presence of Jesus: ‘Faith Is Our Strongest Protection’

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Pope Benedict’s Priesthood Milestone Given Underwhelming Commemoration by Vatican

Austin Ruse: Pope Francis is Wrong About Fr James Martin

Fr Peter M.J. Stravinskas: O Tempora! O Mores!

Chris Stefanick: How to Respond to Friends Who Say, ‘Can’t Nature Be My Church?’

Gregory Caridi: How to Correct Bishops Correctly

Matt Kappadakunnel: Liturgy, Interrupted

Fr Peter M.J. Stravinskas: The Breviary: Pray Constantly

Philip Lawler: The “Collateral Damage” of the Lockdown

Patrick E. Kelly: St Joseph Provides Silent Witness to Responsibilities of Fatherhood and Faith

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Unpacking the Theater of Cardinal Marx’s Resignation

Deacon James H. Toner: The Future of the Church Lies in the Past

George Weigel: Cardinal Pell at 80

Mary Cuff: What is the Role of Women in the Church?

Robert Royal: Dear Bishops: Clear Your Minds of Cant – and Can’t

Edwin Benson: Pope Pius V, The Renaissance Pope Who Defied All Odds, Defeated His Enemies and Became a Saint

Eric Sammons: The Scourge of Toxic Online Catholicism

Roberto de Mattei: The Roman Spirit: This is what we need!

ChurchPOP: Can Catholics Practice Yoga? Its Possible Dangers & Ties to the Occult

Sarah Robsdottir: Virtual Mass is a Cooking Show Compared to the Real Feast

Fr Daniel Cardó: “The Church Stands or Falls with the Liturgy”: Benedict XVI’s Vision for Church Renewal

David Warren: How to be a Good Catholic

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Vatican Should Address These 6 Pandemic Oddities

John A. Monaco: The Catholic Response to “Pride Month”

Eric Sammons: Pope Francis Sets His Sights on the Latin Mass

Phil Lawler: Disaster looms if Pope Francis restricts the traditional Mass

Ed Condon: Pope’s new pick for head of liturgy department: A bet or a hedge?

Dr Jeff Mirus: Embarrassed over the Church’s response to COVID?

Anthony Alt: Vespers: An Often Forgotten Universal Prayer of the Church

Eric Sammons: The Ongoing Debate Over Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus

Francis Slobodnik: How a Pilgrimage Can Make a Difference

Eric Sammons: The Hidden Threat to Catholicism

Monika Jablonska: America Faces a Perilous No Religion Culture

Paul Kengor: In Persona Pelosi

John Horvat II: Counsels for the Graduation Class of 2021 in an Upside Down World

Fr Gerald E. Murray: President Biden and Public Scandal

Fr Matthew MacDonald: On the Marian Nature of the Extraordinary Form

John M. Grondelski: The Ascension is Not a Pastoral Burden

Michael Pakaluk: On Sacrifice

Barb Ernster: Fatima Vision of Hell helped Salvador Dali return to God

Deacon Gerard-Marie Anthony: Being Critical of Critical Race Theory

Taynia-Renee Laframboise: Miner’s “The Compleat Gentleman”

Bill Donohue: Proposed California healthcare law: anti-Catholic and anti-poor

Fr Dwight Longenecker: From the Lion’s Heart

Phil Lawler: Archbishop Cordileone’s pastoral: Pelosi’s last warning?

Michele Malia McAloon: Germany: On the Brink of Schism

Donald DeMarco: Pope John Paul II’s ‘Splendor of Truth’ Is Inextinguishable in Education

Paul Klengor: May Day: the Socialist Worker vs. St. Joseph the Worker

Fr Dwight Longenecker: Swimming Across the Riptide: The Benedict Option in Action

Michael Pakaluk: How the Year of St Joseph Should Change Me

Anthony Lane: Prince Philip’s Death and the Last Embers of British Stoicism

Thomas Griffin: The Church Should Not Return to “Normal”

Robert Royal: Astronomer of the Spirit

John Horvat II: Rules without God and Eternal Life: The Flaws in Jordan Peterson’s New Book

James R. Bascom: Making Sense of the Chaos that is Destroying America

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Pope Benedict XVI, the Anchor That Kept Germany Rooted in Christ

Jason Negri: How Catholic Men Can Rise Up and Fight: A Practical Guide

Paul Klengor: May Day: the Socialist Worker vs. St. Joseph the Worker

Fr Dwight Longenecker: Swimming Across the Riptide: The Benedict Option in Action

Michael Pakaluk: How the Year of St Joseph Should Change Me

Anthony Lane: Prince Philip’s Death and the Last Embers of British Stoicism

Thomas Griffin: The Church Should Not Return to “Normal”

Robert Royal: Astronomer of the Spirit

John Horvat II: Rules without God and Eternal Life: The Flaws in Jordan Peterson’s New Book

James R. Bascom: Making Sense of the Chaos that is Destroying America

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Pope Benedict XVI, the Anchor That Kept Germany Rooted in Christ

Jason Negri: How Catholic Men Can Rise Up and Fight: A Practical Guide

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Cardinal Pell’s Aquittal, One Year Later

Jane Stannus: Fr Reese and the Dangerous Latin Mass

Msgr. Owen F. Campion: Upon his death, Prince Philip leaves a legacy of virtue

Fr Augustine Berthe, CSSR: The Triumph of the Resurrection

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Good Friday in America

Leila Lawler & Leila Miller: Catholic Men, Rise Up and Fight

Eric Sammons: America is a Pagan Nation: Now What?

Joseph R. Wood: To Vax or Not to Vax

Roberto de Mattei: Q&A on the Pandemic and the Vaccines

Tom Hoopes: In a World Gone Mad, What Would St. John Paul Do?

George Weigel: The Easter Explosion

Anthony Esolen: Take Down the Flag

Jonathan B. Coe: How to React When Priests and Prelates Act Badly

Fr Gerald E. Murray: A Bishop Who Must Decide

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Schism Looms: Pope Francis and the Willfully Rebellious Church in Germany

Robert Royal: A Catholic Cathedral: “A Sort of World”

Lawrence P. Grayson: Fr Emil Kapaun Comes Home

Dr. Peter Kwasniewski: Benedictus: A Brilliant New Resource for the Old Rite

Fr Richard G. Cipolla to Bishop Barron: “My discovery of the Traditional Mass was shattering spiritual experience”

Gustavo Solimeo: St Joseph’s Eminent Sanctity and His Patronage in the Difficulties of the Present Times

Brad Miner: “Practicing” Catholics

Nicholas Cole: From Catholicism to Orthodoxy and Back Again: A Spiritual Journey

Charles Coulombe: The Princess and the Pope

John Horvat II: Why Harry and Meghan’s Oprah Interview Imploded

Jessica Kramer: The Value of Stay-at-Home Moms? Priceless

John Horvat II: The Cuomo Scandal Exposes a World Without Morals, Shame or God

Bishop Robert Barron: The Evangelical Path of Word on Fire

Eric Sammons: The Beiging of Bishop Barron

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Aristocratic Freedom and Duty

Phil Lawler: Waiting for episcopal reform? Nighty-night, baby.

Deacon James Toner: On the Authentic Practice of Social Justice

Thomas Griffin: It’s Time to Restore the Sunday Obligation

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Cardinal Robert Sarah, an Authentic Spiritual Guide

Dr. Stuart Squires: “The Canon of Issues”: When Catholics Disagree With the Church

Fr Gerald E. Murray: Germany’s Schismatic Synodal Way

John Horvat II: Will the UN Human Rights Office Blacklist ‘LGBTQ+ Hate Groups?’

Declan Leary: Pushing the Elderly Out of Sight

R.C. VanLandingham: Gina Carano and the Rise of the Corporate Fascist Empire

John Horvat II: How to Make This Lent Sublime by Broadening Your Supernatural Horizons!

Jake Scott: Where We Find God: The Significance of Church Architecture

Robert Royal: Lent and American Catholic Exceptionalism

Phil Lawler: Coming soon: a necessary showdown in the US bishops’ conference

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Christopher Plummer, Herbert Kappler and ‘The Scarlet and the Black’

 Gerhard Cardinal Müller: Why There Is Only One Pope

David Dunlap: How the Saints Practiced Charity Not Philanthropy

Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Healing the Rupture: A Call for the Restoration of Minor Orders

Phil Lawler: The Pope’s misplaced sympathy for fathers who leave home

Christopher Beiting: The Hidden Treasures of Byzantine Catholicism

Rev. Jerry J. Pokorsky: Political “Unity” vs. Christian Unity

James R. Bascom: Putting the Capitol Invasion, Joe Biden, and American Politics in Perspective

Aaron Seng: The Catechism Crisis

Declan Leary: Cupich/Gómez Spat Reveals Divide in USCCB

Robert Royal: Our First Anti-Catholic “Catholic” President

Peter Kwasniewski: Pope Francis’s inclusion of ‘female ministries’ continues his pattern of rupture

Eric Sammons: Will Catholics Ever Return to Mass?

Rex Teodosio: I Survived COVID-19. Why I Refuse to Live in Fear

Timothy Flanders: The Dead End of Human Fraternity

Fr Raymond J. de Souza: Sunday Mass Obligation Was a Casualty of 2020

John Byron Kuhner: Remembering Fr Reginald Foster

Anthony Esolen: Finally, the Bishops Talk Sense About Hymns

Casey Chalk: The ‘Dictatorship of Relativism’ Has Arrived

Joseph Ferrara: The Grace of God Still Operates in a World of Postmodern Chaos

Michael Warren Davis: Yes, the Media Is Our Enemy

Matt Archbold: Big Tech Is Not Our Friend; We made a major mistake by abandoning blogs and websites for Facebook and Twitter. It’s time to return.

Fr. Peter M. Stravinskas: We’re Headed for the Catacombs

William Kilpatrick: The Church’s Islam Problem

Charles Coulombe: The Devil Is Attacking Our Priests

Msgr. Charles Pope: What Every Catholic Needs to Remember About the Pope’s Opinions on Civil Unions

James R. Bascom: Pope Francis’s New Ostpolitik with Communist China Is Just Like the Old One

Joseph T. Stuart: Rethinking the Enlightenment

Angelo Stagnaro: The Earth is Not Our Mother

Michael Warsaw: Why Abortion Is Different From Other Issues

Phil Lawler: Liturgical Abuse Leads to Invalid Sacraments

H. Merritt Baker: Thick Steaks, Good Cigars, and the Catholic Faith

Jason Surmiller: More Than Ever, We Need Benedict XVI

Sue Ellen Browder: 6 Things to Keep in Mind When (Not If) the Church’s Human Element Lets You Down

Rich Lowry: Five Things They Don’t Tell You about Slavery

Patrick M. Laurence: Junípero Serra and the Founding of the West

Lt. Gen. (ret.) Ion Mihai Pacepa: The Secret Roots of Liberation Theology

John Clark: If the Sacraments Aren’t Essential, Nothing Is Essential

Richard A. Spinello: John Paul the Forgotten?