Summing Up Benedict XVI

By Victor Lee Austin The earthly life of Pope Benedict XVI has come to an end and his body has been committed to its resting place. As with any death, one wonders what this particular life was all about: wha... Read More...

Doctrine Develops, and So Does Liturgy

By Jonathan Mitchican One of the biggest intellectual challenges to my journey into full communion with the Catholic Church was the idea that doctrine develops. Anglicanism at its best nurtures a love for th... Read More...

Three Popes

By Graham Kings Introduction The phrase “Electoral College” has been much discussed recently around the election of the new President of the United States of America. An older “Electoral College,” the Papal Conclave of the College of Cardinals, meets in ... Read More...

Hope as the World Is Ending

By Jonathan Mitchican Life in the time of coronavirus is hard.The battle that the human race now wages against this pandemic is beyond anything known in our lifetime. Many people have described it as apocaly... Read More...

A Tale of Two Popes

By Matt Boulter Anyone who remembers Shadowlands, the classic 1993 film about C. S. Lewis, knows that Anthony Hopkins has an uncanny knack for portraying Christian intellectuals who are struggling through an... Read More...
article placeholder

What Benedict taught me about liturgy

In 2010, I adopted a two-year-old German Shepherd, and I named him Benedict. There was a man of German descent on Peter's pontifical seat, and I was in seminary: it all seemed very clever. As usual, the Holy Sp... Read More...
article placeholder

Augustinian brothers? Not so fast

Hard to believe the suggestion that Rowan and Benedict are anti-Thomists. But perhaps they did resist a contemporary “stripping of the altars.”