Guest Articles

Indifference: A Catholic Analysis

May 29, 2020

By Leonard Wathen

As someone who works in the field of Catholic faith formation, I spend a great deal of time pondering how we as Catholics can best live out our mission in the world today. Reflecting upon Scripture and Catholic tradition, I often find myself trying to identify...Read more

SSPX Admits Abuse

May 26, 2020

By Christine Niles

PLATTE CITY, Mo. ( - In a historic first, the U.S. district of the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) is establishing an independent review board to review allegations of sex abuse committed by its clergy, following Church Militant's groundbreaking documentary exposing decades of abuse and...Read more

Rendering to Caesar in an epidemic: the limits of authority

May 22, 2020

By Phil Lawler

My friend and colleague Jeff Mirus cautions us that we should not rush into judgment of our Church leaders; we should not leap to a premature conclusion that they are bowing to civil authorities by restricting pastoral ministry during the current epidemic. He is right, of...Read more

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