Matthew Schmitz

On the 10th anniversary of Fr Neuhaus’s death, Matthew Schmitz remembers how he used conversation to draw people to God

Visiting the Eternal City feels like a kind of homecoming

Grace Kelly took the route of assimilation. Hayworth remained exotic

Progressive bishops want to replace ‘rigid’ codes and speak of sexuality ‘without taboo’. How very bourgeois

The Vatican’s agreement with Beijing signifies the abandonment of Vatican II’s political vision

High-minded members of the professional class disdain the sport, but they miss the point

In upholding immutable truths, the ultramontanists of the 19th century were the true progressives

Since 1968, Church leaders have tried to preserve a fragile truce. But repeated compromises have fostered a culture of deceit

The Archbishop’s easygoing persona was a social strategy – and a theological stance

US abortion law is based on a great lie. But the new Supreme Court Justice could help to strike it down