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.


My Favorite Benedict XVI Surprises

So Pope Benedict XVI will resign (or abdicate, as George Weigel puts it). What I will most miss the clear way he spoke. When you read Pope Benedict, you not only learn [Read More...]

Pope Benedict Steps Down: Let the Secular Media Scrum Begin

For the first time in six centuries a pope has retired. Early this morning the chattering classes on the networks were “handicapping” the “frontrunners.” One eagerly suggested that since the Church was [Read More...]

Lessons for American Catholics from an English Oratory

By Father Daniel Seward | Father Daniel Seward was born in 1974 in Ndola, Zambia. He was educated at Abingdon and Trinity College, Oxford.  In 1995 he joined the Oxford Oratory and [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...]