News Commentary

Warrior Prince Harry Returns Home a Hero

There was a time when society’s privileged realized that the advantages of their position came with grave responsibilities. Then it was truly believed that: “much is expected of those who have been given much.” Historically, the nobility epitomized this role. … Continue reading

Ed Snell’s Assailant Goes to Trial

I arrived at Dauphin County Prison Courthouse early on January 31. The preliminary proceedings against Nathan Richardson, assailant of pro-lifer Ed Snell, were scheduled for 9:00 a.m. and it was still before 8:00 a.m. I decided to take a short … Continue reading

Land Reform and the Witch’s Weed

In Latin America, agrarian land reform is often proposed as a measure to distribute lands to the landless. It involves taking over large properties without just compensation and usually is an attack upon the right of private property. However, there … Continue reading

Beyond The Digital Divide

A huge geo-social gorge has suddenly appeared on the nation’s political landscape, and nearly everyone is talking about it. This strange chasm unites politicians of all parties into demanding immediate action. Educators, too, have placed it high on their agenda. … Continue reading

Assault on the Soul

While industrialization has brought material comfort in the form of technological gains, it is painfully clear that something spiritual is missing in life. Cold, lifeless materialism reigns supreme. If one thing characterizes the modern world, it is its uncanny ability … Continue reading

A Postmodern Meditation on Death

Of all Catholic meditations, none is more wholesome than that on death. Catholic authors like Saint Alphonsus Liguori wrote passionately and extensively on the subject; modern homiletics seems to avoid it like the plague. The topic remains ever timely nevertheless. … Continue reading

Flight from Temperance

Machines are ever more plentiful and useful, but something more important, more spiritual, is being lost One of the greatest influences of the Industrial Revolution on society was perhaps its ability to mechanize our lives. In a materialistic world, which … Continue reading

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