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Robert P. George
How to Welcome the Muslim
Happy Bastille Day! Chesterton says: Be Robespierre
An English Court Rules, a Swedish Hospital Listens, Halts Dangerous Gender Dysphoria Treatments
Leticia Ochoa Adams
Should mothers work outside the home? What about poor mothers?
Friday Supper: Grilled red mullet with chermoula sauce vierge
Alexandra DeSanctis Marr
The Transforming Tomato
Philippine president threatens to close Catholic churches that hold public Masses
March 25, 2021
In an attempt to combat a surge in coronavirus infections, new government restrictions have banned public meetings, including religious gatherings.
Filipino priest and cardiologist fights Covid-19 on two fronts
February 09, 2021
A Filipino priest has made it his mission to cater for the spiritual and medical wellbeing of his flock.
Police commander: IS Attack in Philippines Was ‘Isolated Case’
December 04, 2020
“We are on top of the situation,” regional military commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan Jr. said in a statement.
Catholic leaders reject Duterte’s call to revive death penalty in Philippines
July 30, 2020
Catholic leaders in the Philippines have spoken out against President Rodrigo Duterte’s call to reinstate the death penalty for illegal drug use and other crimes.
Cardinal Tagle laments ‘deaths of innocents’ under President Duterte
July 25, 2018
The Philippine cardinal asked people if they were happy seeing so many deaths around them
Philippines orders deportation of 71-year-old nun
July 21, 2018
Authorities declared her an 'undesirable alien'
While I am tucked up in bed, my flock is being slaughtered, says bishop
July 19, 2018
Philippines bishop says he feels shame that he cannot stop the 'wolves' prowling his diocese
Philippine bishops call for three days fasting after president calls God ‘stupid’
July 10, 2018
In a thinly veiled attack on President Duterte, the bishops condemned 'those who have blasphemed God's Holy Name'
News cycle making you anxious? I’ve found an antidote – and so much more
Podcast: A ‘slap in the face’ for Cardinal Sarah
Twelve quick thoughts on Pope Francis dropping his long-expected bomb on the traditional latin Mass
How McCarricks Happen
Four Reasons Francis had to restrict the traditional Latin Mass
The Vatican’s Embarrassing SciFi Creche
Steve Skojec’s Traditionalist Disillusion
Pilgrimage: An evolving presence in a changing culture
New York Times
Admits It Was Wrong About Pius XII
Keeping Quiet: The downside to “voluntary laicization”