A Catholic Response to Homosexuality

Interview with the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, by Michael Drake Archbishop John Clayton Nienstedt was born in March 1947, in Detroit, Mich. Following his studies at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, and … Continue reading

Saint Augustine for the Fragmented

If you suffer from the postmodern fragmentation of the mind, here is a solution for you. It is for all those who feel a bit like a mental Humpty Dumpty, scattered in a thousand directions at the same time. These … Continue reading

Living to Work, or Working to Live?

In his book Leisure, the Basis of Culture, the German philosopher Josef Pieper claims that the greatest victory of Marxist socialism in the twentieth century was to convince man that he is primarily a worker. Indeed, one ramification of this … Continue reading

Our Bishops Speak out on the Coming Elections

We live at a time when extreme moral decadence and a loss of the sense of evil and sin coexist with technological advances unprecedented in history. If not contained within proper moral limits, this very progress can turn into catastrophe. … Continue reading

Why Do We Need the Natural Moral Law?

Michael Drake: What is the significance of the natural moral law for a secularized country? Bishop McManus: The recognition of a natural, moral law provides the common ground between believers and non-believers about the fundamental moral issues affecting the common … Continue reading