Matthew Schmitz

He must have felt he was saying something absolutely vital that was going unsaid

Post-conciliar liturgical aesthetics come from the same logic as Chanel’s elitism

Charles Kingsley anticipated countless people today who see sex as transcendent

The danger to Western Christians doesn’t come from sword-and-sandals tyrants, but from an enforced code of etiquette

Both popes were hailed as liberal reformers and laboured under huge expectations. But there are also profound differences

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