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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10 Things You Will Find If You Go Outside

“People are so immersed in technology that a bit of fresh air, prickly discomfort underfoot, and star shine is just what we need.” [Read More...]

2015: The Year in Papal Misunderstandings

If 2014 was the year of media misunderstandings of the pope, 2015 was the year Catholics got him wrong. It should have been a defining year for Pope Francis as a defender of [Read More...]

Pope Francis vs. Our 21st Century Sins

Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Sí zeros in on a fundamental problem with American culture that we would rather not focus on: The dark triumph of technology in almost every aspect of our [Read More...]

What Would a Laudato Si Economy Look Like?

The criticisms of Pope Francis’ economic vision have been harsh and unrelenting: National Review says “Laudato No,” Maureen Mullarkey in The Federalist called it “An Extravagant Rant“ and David Brooks in The New York Times echoes their basic [Read More...]

Laudato Si’s Greatest Hits

Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si came out yesterday, and my newsfeeds have been full of my friends’ favorite quotes (which tells you what kind of friends I have). To keep up with [Read More...]