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A telescope over the city

First Principles over Hot Takes

No matter the week's headlines, we must keep our eyes fixed on the greater reality and the promise of the world to come.

Mar 4, 2021
Sunrise over a lone tree on the Serengeti

Disciples of All Nations

When we take on a global view of the Catholic Church, we discover that the Church is flourishing in corners of the world of which we may have been unaware.

Feb 25, 2021
Colonnade of St. Peter's, Vatican

A Change of Age

We live in a period of transition in the West from a sacramental view of the world to a new "secular" society.

Feb 18, 2021
A Man on a Smartphone

Catholicism and Social Media

Trendy social media platforms aren’t always conducive to the truth.

Feb 4, 2021
A Mother and Her Children

Reality is Not Arbitrary

Jeanne Mancini, President of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, joined Msgr. James P. Shea to discuss her work in the pro-life movement and the March for Life.

Jeanne Mancini
Msgr. James P. Shea
Jan 27, 2021
Times Square

Inundated with Information

The information age, it seems, has met its match: itself.

Jan 21, 2021
Sunrise in Rome

The First Update

Keeping things in proportion, American Civil Religion, mosques and museums, and more...

Jan 14, 2021
A Lioness

Naming the New Lions

Catholic universities face the cultural lions of relativism, fundamentalism, and pessimism. The proper response is faith, hope, and charity born of prayer.

Very Rev. Paul Murray
Dec 22, 2020