The Ukrainian Crisis and the Geopolitics of Christendom

The secularized former Christendom is facing off against a Russia that wants to reclaim its imperialist - and Christian - past.

Sloth in Drag

   It would be easy -- too easy -- to toss off Sloth as a sin that only afflicted the lazy. My initial instincts in writing about this deadly sin led me to do just that. But friends pointed out to me that there's another and subtler form it takes, which occurs among the busiest [...]

The Roar of the Canons

TTHE UPCOMING REVISION of canon law includes a number of controversial canons on education. American Catholic educators have been especially critical of Canon 767: "In every kind of institution in higher studies those who teach theological disciplines should have a mandate from the competent theological authority." Exactly what the canon does is a matter of some dispute, but it is clear [...]