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.


On Abortion, Hamilton Composer Betrays His Immigrant Roots

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s story is an interesting commentary on the struggle Latinos have trying to fit in to America — or the lack of struggle they put up as they drop their values. [Read More...]

‘RBG’ and Other Notorious Justices

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being celebrated as a pop culture icon. But don’t forget these other justices … [Read More...]

Then vs. Now: The Church in the 1980s

It is commencement season at Benedictine College, and that means I’m seeing the parents roll into town to watch their children graduate. And that means we parents are sitting around talking about [Read More...]

Ryan Anderson: Evangelizing for Religious Liberty

Beginning in 2012, Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., has hosted a symposium on the New Evangelization each spring. As nature rejuvenates, speakers, guests, and Benedictine College religious, faculty, staff, and students all [Read More...]

May They Rest in Peace – But Not Us, Yet

“To comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable” was a motto of Dorothy Day. How might we do that? Yesterday, the Church celebrated All Souls Day, praying for all the dead who [Read More...]

Catholics, Be Confident

Now is not the time to be embarrassed by the faith. Too often, the news of big cultural changes make us doubt our faith. When we hear: After self-identified pro-lifers became the majority [Read More...]

The Power of Perspective in Life

I went to the United Nations a few months ago for the Commission on the Status of Women as a representative of C-FAM’s International Youth Coalition. The discussions were about everything from [Read More...]

A Week Later, March for Life Still Inspires

Students from Benedictine College are back in classes today after joining hundreds of thousands of pro-life protesters in the college’s annual trip to March for Life in Washington, D.C. Each year Benedictine [Read More...]