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InsideCatholic’s Predictions for 2011

We’ve gone through a ringer of a year in 2010. What might the next twelve months bring? We asked our regular columnists and writers to make a prediction and share a hope for 2011. Here’s what they gave us… ♦          ♦          ♦ Rev. George W. Rutler I … Read more

A Few Words From the Management

Welcome to the brand new InsideCatholic! Almost exactly three years ago, we launched the initial version of the site. While we’re proud of that effort, it was very much a first step. This is our second. As Deal mentioned in his morning column, we’ve designed this next iteration of IC to take full advantage of … Read more

Join Us At The 11th Annual Lazarus Golf Tournament!

“Set amid the foothills of historic Bull Run Mountain in Haymarket, Virginia, Bull Run Golf Club is surpassed only by the beauty that surrounds the course.” GolfGuideInc.com     Enjoy a day of golf at the award-winning Bull Run Golf Club… and help support InsideCatholic.com at the same time!     On Monday, June 1, … Read more

The Future of the Catholic Voter? An InsideCatholic Symposium

With Election 2008 in the history books, we asked a diverse group of faithful Catholics to respond to the following question: With the results of the 2008 election, it appears that old coalitions are breaking down while new ones are being created. This presents Catholic voters with a challenge and an opportunity: What should the … Read more

InsideCatholic’s Summer 2008 Reading List

  The staff and friends of InsideCatholic have a variety of interests and backgrounds. But we do have one thing in common: We all enjoy reading. In the hopes that you’re a reader as well, we thought we’d share some of the better titles we’ve recently come across. You should find something here for every … Read more

Announcing the InsideCatholic Book Circle!

From July 14 – 18, InsideCatholic will be hosting our first online book discussion. Join participants Amy Welborn, Matthew Lickona, Joseph O’Brien and Bishop Daniel Flores in the conversation. What is "Catholic" fiction? Is it simply fiction written by a Catholic? Must it include Catholic characters and treat distinctly Catholic themes? Does it reflect a … Read more

Come with us to Rome and the Holy Land!

Join InsideCatholic on a Pilgrimage to Rome and the Holy Land, led by Deal W. Hudson and Fr. Paul Tartaglia   December 1-12, 2008   For Information and Booking Call World Pilgrim Tours, Inc. at 1-800-438-8281   InsideCatholic and friends’ visit to the Holy Land will include not only traditional sacred sites but travelers will … Read more

Ending Clericalism: An Inside Catholic Symposium

Is clericalism still a problem in the Catholic Church, and if so, what do we do about it? We put that question to prominent Catholics of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Here are their answers. Today, Inside Catholic concludes its multi-part, multi-week examination of clericalism in the Catholic Church. These items have already appeared: "On Clericalism," … Read more

“My Dear Brother Bishops…”

Pope Benedict XVI addressed the bishops of the United States on secularism, relativism, the sex abuse scandal, and the future of the Church in America. * * * It gives me great joy to greet you today, at the start of my visit to this country, and I thank Cardinal George for the gracious words … Read more

Why Are They Leaving? An InsideCatholic Symposium

According to a new Pew Forum study, more Americans have left the Catholic Church than any other religious body. We asked 34 prominent Catholics why. Last week the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life released a study on the changing religious habits of Americans. Among many things, the researchers found that the Catholic Church … Read more

InsideCatholic.com’s Predictions for 2008

InsideCatholic.com asked prominent Catholic leaders, writers, and commentators to offer their predictions for 2008. There were some surprises… InsideCatholic.com asked prominent Catholic leaders, writers, and commentators to offer their predictions for 2008. They run the gamut from the humorous to the serious, from the likely to the merely hopeful. Obviously, the prognostications expressed are strictly … Read more

The Official 2007 InsideCatholic.com Christmas List

In case you have some last minute Christmas shopping to do, the InsideCatholic.com staff and writers put together our own list of recommended gifts. Enjoy!   In case you have some last minute Christmas shopping to do, and you’re out of ideas, the InsideCatholic.com staff, writers and columnists have put together our own list of … Read more

How Independent Private Schools Can Save Catholic Education

  Paul and Patricia (Pat) Hundt are co-founders of Aquinas Academy, one of the first independent Catholic schools in the United States. Aquinas is a private school operated by Catholic lay people, dedicated to instilling traditional Catholic values in students from Pre-K3 through 8th grade. In 1991, with the help of several Catholic families, Paul … Read more

Remembering Henry Hyde

Henry Hyde, former longtime Illinois Representative and stalwart defender of life, passed away early this morning. Hyde, 83, had recently brought a long political career to an end, retiring at the conclusion of the last session. In that time, he earned a reputation as the most committed and uncompromising opponent of abortion in national office. … Read more

Talking Immigration with the Maryland Bishops: A Response

  I have enjoyed the exchange about “Where All Find A Home,” the Maryland bishops’ recent statement on the Catholic response to immigration, in the columns and blog of InsideCatholic.com. This is exactly the type of conversation the bishops hoped would come about when they issued the statement and I know they are glad to … Read more

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