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.


Catholics: Wave the Stars and Stripes This Flag Day

June 14 is Flag Day. July 4 looms. How could it be okay for Catholics to honor the flag of a sinful nation? [Read More...]

St. John Paul II’s Remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast

by Pope John Paul II These remarks were read on behalf of the Holy Father at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5, 2000 “Christ yesterday and today, the beginning [Read More...]

Papal Patriotism: Popes Praise America

The Fourth of July evokes so many images: Fireworks, fife and drum corps, and … old men in miters dressed in white. [Read More...]

More Than One July 4th Defines America

Here are five July Fourth events that demanded our nation decide who it is. [Read More...]

What America Has That the EU and ‘Brexit’ Don’t

On July 4, 2016, we celebrated the 240th anniversary of America’s very own “Brexit” vote. I predict that Great Britain won’t celebrate its Brexit’s 240th — and that the European Union won’t [Read More...]