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Crisis Magazine Turns 40

This month Crisis turns 40. Founded by Ralph McInerny and Michael Novak, the journal was initially called Catholicism in Crisis (subtitled “A Journal of Lay Catholic Opinion”) and the first issue was published in November 1982, in the midst of the Cold War and before the rise of the internet. Much as today, the early … Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: May 28-June 3, 2022

A flurry of papal appointments, a tabernacle is stolen from a Brooklyn church, and Canada wants to confiscate everyone’s guns. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

Weekly Wrap-Up: May 21-May 27, 2022

19 children and two adults are killed at a school shooting in Texas, Archbishop Cordileone bans Nancy Pelosi from Holy Communion, and Joe Biden promises war with China. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

Weekly Wrap-Up: May 14-May 20, 2022

Congress votes to create $40 billion to send to Ukraine, 10 are killed in mass shooting in Buffalo, and the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Primary is still up in the air. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

Weekly Wrap-Up: April 30-May 6, 2022

Roe v. Wade might be overturned, controversy surrounds Bishop Barron’s Word on Fire ministry, and the Pfizer Covid vaccine isn’t as effective as advertised. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: April 23-29, 2022

The U.S. government is setting up a Ministry of Truth, Moderna wants to jab babies, and President Biden is seeking to bankrupt our country even more than it already is. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

Weekly Wrap-Up: April 16-22, 2022

The public transportation mask mandate is dropped, the U.S. is sending more than a billion dollars to Ukraine, and the pope’s health seems to be deteriorating. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

The Mystery of the Cross

In the Passion of Jesus, we see the most atrocious bitterness which He embraced for our salvation, yet he was totally abandoned to His Father’s Will.

Weekly Wrap-Up: April 2-8, 2022

A new Supreme Court Justice is confirmed, the bodies of aborted babies are given a proper burial in DC, and Holy Week is approaching. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

Weekly Wrap-Up: March 26-April 1, 2022

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs anti-grooming bill, the German bishops are heretics, and people remember that the Oscars still exist. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

Weekly Wrap-Up: March 12-18, 2022

The pope is consecrating Russia, a popular “conservative” commenter announces he and his “husband” are “having” two babies, and a man dominates in a woman’s sport.

Weekly Wrap-Up: March 5-11, 2022

Russia and Ukraine get nowhere on ceasefire talks, inflation continues to rise, and a bishop is removed for not being onboard the vaccine train.

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 26-March 4, 2022

The Russia/Ukraine War continues, President Biden gives his State of the Union, a debate about the Consecration of Russia, and Lent has begun! We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 19-25, 2022

Russia has invaded Ukraine, the bishop of Knoxville is in trouble, and the Pope gives the green light to the FSSP – all this and more on today’s Crisis weekly wrap-up.

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 12-18, 2022

Canada is cracking down on truckers, Russia has been imminently invading Ukraine for a week now, and people are finding out that words matter for the sacraments. We’ll cover that and more on today’s Crisis Weekly Wrap-Up.

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