Why We Must Urgently Return to the Well-Spring of Christian Civilization

On every American coin, there is the Latin expression, e pluribus unum, meaning “one out of many.” The motto is a celebration of the variety found in America expressed by different groups, regions, races, and … Continue reading

How Americans are like the Prodigal Son in the Gospel Story

If there is an image that describes our postmodern world, it is the Prodigal Son. Everyone has heard of this Gospel parable where the son of a rich man takes his inheritance and goes to … Continue reading

The Common Core, (Hopefully) R.I.P.

Anyone involved in education over the last decade has had to adjust to a program known as Common Core. It was a cornerstone in President Barack Obama’s “Every Student Succeeds Act,” passed in 2015. School … Continue reading

The Little Girl Satanist Next Door

In a parents’ mind there are few horrors that come close to the sense that their child could be senselessly and seriously harmed. That is the reason that the attempted stabbings of middle school students … Continue reading

Dodging Bullets While Saving Souls

“There are no atheists in a foxhole.” This catchphrase has been attributed to many authors, which is often the case for pithy phrases that tell great truths. Those who are on the brink of a … Continue reading

Woodrow Wilson or the Virgin Mary: Who Was Right About Peace?

Arrogant men throughout history have claimed that they can establish peace on earth. Modern examples abound. The United Nations Charter talks of faith, but not of God. At their “summit meetings” world leaders constantly talk … Continue reading

The Men of Notre Dame Request a Porn Filter: Three Reasons for Concern

At first glance, it seems to be a very positive initiative on the part of those at the University of Notre Dame. Over one thousand male students, faculty and staff have signed a petition asking that … Continue reading

When Political Correctness Endangers the Community

The Kansas City Star recently reported on a minor incident at the Country Club Plaza, a popular upscale shopping area. Someone fired a shot in a public square full of citizens. Police immediately responded and … Continue reading

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