The Gregorian Institute Shield, composed of the crossed gold and silver keys of the Papal Insignia, an open book with the words 'Via Veritas Vita' ('The Way, the Truth, and the Life') written on its pages, three golden six-sided stars on a red banner, and a Germanic cross.

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Defending Catholic Identity in Health Care Reform

September 30 is the last day to submit comments to U.S. Department of Health & Human Services regarding religious exemptions for contraception coverage. Benedictine College is proud to report that the three [Read More...]

Hope at D.C. Bishops Meeting

 Bishops attend a Benedictine College convocation. What do the U.S. bishops expect of Catholic colleges in the New Evangelization? The U.S. Catholic bishops met with 54 non-tenured faculty of theology departments Sept. [Read More...]

Six Myths About Atheism

 Time magazine, April 8, 1977 In the editorial introducing Father Robert Spitzer’s Gregorian presentation on the “New Proofs for the Existence” of God, I wrote that it wasn’t such a bad thing [Read More...]

The National Catholic Register and 9/11

A coincidence put the National Catholic Register in an unexpectedly strong position to cover Sept. 11 10 years ago. What emerged from that coverage was a new approach to Catholic journalism. I [Read More...]

Defending My Joy (Against Kurt Cobain)

This post originally appeared at CatholicVote.org. The writer Santiago Ramos is a great Catholic voice who is attentive to, and respectful of, the prevailing culture — which, like it or not, is [Read More...]

St. Gregory’s Day

 St. Gregory the Great mural, south foyer, St. Benedict Hall, Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas. Today is a great day to launch a website dedicated to St. Gregory the Great – the Feast [Read More...]

Ten Signs of Hope for Catholics

Let’s review some of the strong signs of hope in the Church today — signs of hope that simply weren’t here 20 years ago, and which suggest the renewal is here to [Read More...]

Gay Marriage Means no Marriage

I have been involved in an e-mail discussion with a celebrity who first sought me out after I commented on the gay “marriage” vote in New York. I won’t say who he [Read More...]