How to Talk to Atheists with Clarity and Confidence

By Brandon Vogt

Back in 2013, at the height of the so-called “New Atheism,” I realized that many young people were being drawn into this movement, swayed by poor arguments and heated rhetoric, in particular through the internet. That group included a lot of young Catholics who were never taught rational reasons to believe in God and had thus come to believe that religious belief was little more than superstition.

Our Hidden Treasure: The Catholic Vision of History

By Dr. Timothy T. O’Donnell

History viewed through the lens of the Incarnation reveals God’s Providence at work in the world. The Incarnation offers a vision of history in tune with reality and through which different civilizations, cultures, and all human actions down through the centuries can best be understood.

Three Sane Decisions to Help You Save Your Soul

By Fr. Robert Spitzer

Allow me to share three decisions with you that I make every single day; products of my experience of Catholic education, as a student, also as a professor, and as a university president. They are in stark contrast to the world. They are the light of Christ, in my view. But because of the strength of the popular culture, I have to remind myself of them every single morning when I get up.

The Scandal of Uneducated College Graduates

By Dale Ahlquist

The rise of incomplete thinking has been marked over the last several decades by a near-total loss of true humanities studies at many colleges and universities. It’s a terrible scandal that, without authentic humanities education, universities around the world are manufacturing cohort after cohort of uneducated people.

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Is Catholic Ireland Dead?

Is Catholic Ireland Dead?

By Dr. Timothy O’Donnell

During his historic visit to Ireland in 1979, Pope St. John Paul II prophetically warned the 300,000 people gathered in Limerick for Mass: “Lay people today are called to a strong Christian commitment: to permeate society with the leaven of the Gospel, for Ireland is at a point of decision in her history.”

A Pilgrim on the Road of Life

A Pilgrim on the Road of Life

By Associate Justice Clarence Thomas

It is an honor to be with these students. What a wonderful group. I looked around and I saw these statues and icons, the pictures of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph, and I realized I was in a Catholic school. It encouraged me to put “JMJ” at the top of my speech.

The Paradox of Wars and Culture Wars

The Paradox of Wars and Culture Wars

By David D. Corey

For the past thirty or more years, Americans have been embroiled in a seemingly endless conflict called the “culture wars.” The phrase was made famous by University of Virginia sociologist James Davison Hunter, and it refers to the clash between traditional and progressive values that has been playing out not only in our political institutions, but also in every nook and cranny of our society: in colleges and universities, in advertising, in movies, and even in our churches.

Illegal Immigration: A Legal and Moral Analysis

Illegal Immigration: A Legal and Moral Analysis

By Rev. Stephen F. McGraw
& Rev. Donald J. Planty, Jr.

Although immigration policy often seems one of the most divisive issues in American politics, a new consensus may be emerging. American voters now overwhelmingly support granting legal status to illegal immigrants.

The Supernatural Foundation of Charity

The Supernatural Foundation of Charity

By Gary A. Anderson

Modern advocates for social justice sometimes fear that prioritizing traditional practices of almsgiving can undercut more substantial and far-reaching projects to construct a just society in which the need for alms would disappear.

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