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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Election Day at Benedictine: Pilgrim Statue Joins 40 Hours Vigil

Join our 40 Hour Prayer Vigil on Election Day. Benedictine College is hosting the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima and uniting with St. Benedict’s Abbey for 40 hours Eucharistic Adoration and prayers to Our Lady of Fatima for our country. [Read More...]

Fighting Words: Our Violent Political Discourse

Reading the headlines, you might think we have reverted to a primitive state where all of our public disputes are settled by physical violence [Read More...]

When Celebrities Win Elections

As the race boiled down last week to Trump versus Hillary, Megan McArdle said one of those obvious things that you never notice until someone says it. How to explain the Trump [Read More...]

Politics and the Four Sins that Cry Out to Heaven

The Catechism lists four “sins that cry out to heaven” and it is a startling list if you think of it in terms of our political divisions. It is straight out of America’s culture [Read More...]

Jim Ferrell’s Infectious Curiosity

Jim Ferrell has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ferrellgas – grown from a private company to the United States’ second-largest propane retailer – since 1965, when he [Read More...]

What I Saw at the Caucuses

The Iowa Caucuses are interesting enough on the internet, and there’s a good deal of excitement that carries from the caucus sites via satellite to the nation’s living rooms. But after attending [Read More...]

The Speaker Candidate and Religious Freedom

With Paul Ryan now running for Speaker of the House, he’s getting a lot of attention. But one aspect of his life is largely being ignored, and it’s arguably the most important [Read More...]

Religious Freedom in the 2016 Election

As the political storm intensifies and churns, and in the wake of Pope Francis’s message of the importance of religious freedom in America, more and more people are starting to consider religious [Read More...]