Why Not Make Roe v. Wade a Litmus Test?

With the choice of Brett Kavanaugh as candidate for Supreme Court Justice, the confirmation hearings will soon begin with a now familiar ritual of evading Roe v. Wade. Liberals will ask the nominee to define himself on the infamous 1973 … Continue reading

Father Martin’s Double Standard

  Father Martin’s Double Standard “The Rev. James Martin is a Roman Catholic rock star.” That is how his admirer Frank Bruni described him, in a February 3, 2018 Op-Ed in The New York Times. He continued: His books, including … Continue reading

God’s Mercy “On Those Who Fear Him”

The ceremonies of Holy Week, in which we remember the sorrowful Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ and His glorious Resurrection, lead us to meditate on the seriousness of sin and on the infinite justice of God, as … Continue reading

The Great Benefits of Suffering

When I see a Christian grief-stricken at the trials God sends him I say to myself, “Here is a man who is grieved at his own happiness. He is asking God to be delivered from something he ought to be … Continue reading

Is It Never Licit to Judge Others?

In today’s ambience of philosophical and moral relativism in which we live, whenever we criticize objectively immoral actions or behaviors such as abortion, homosexual acts, adultery, and so forth, we often hear someone citing the words of the Divine Saviour, … Continue reading

The Prophet Daniel and the Beauty of Death

The following text is taken from an informal lecture Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira gave on July 20, 1968. It has been translated and adapted for publication without his revision. – Ed. July 21 is the feast of the Prophet … Continue reading

Life After Death

Table of Contents Introduction — “In all thy works remember thy last end, and thou shalt never sin.” Chapter 1 — Death Chapter 2 — Private Judgement Chapter 3 — Hell Chapter 4 — The Sufferings of Hell Chapter 5 … Continue reading