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.

at BENEDICTINE COLLEGE

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...]

New Book Shows Religion is Strong Worldwide

It is January and time for college students to return to class. College is a time when students see their assumptions challenged, their worldviews stretched and they hit a “reset” button on [Read More...]

Banning Christmas?

Once again, the peacefully public celebration of the world’s dominant belief – Christmas – is offending people. And, once again, these insulted people are fighting back in the annual “War against Christmas.” [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...]

Secularism’s Victory Is Also Its Defeat

Pope Francis visits the Philippines. Sometimes it feels like the whole world is collapsing around us. It’s not. But you can see why it looks like it is. • Ireland rejected what every [Read More...]