Challenge Grant: Our Boosters will match donations up to $45,000. We have $36,774 to go. Please donate!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

The Insights eNewsletter

Battling, and Living

First appeared on 01/11/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

It is sad that we are still fighting critical battles in the Church and the world that were fully-engaged a generation ago or more. But as Chesterton said in the Battle of the White Horse of the Christian fight against the pagan Danes:

...though all lances split on you,
      All swords be heaved in vain,
We have more lust again to lose
      Than you to win again.
(See again this review: Reading the Greats during the Year of Faith: Newman and Chesterton.)

Phil Lawler focuses on two of these battles in his On the News column this week:

Nor are we permitted to forget the new kid on the block, same-sex marriage. Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois directed that this letter be read in all parishes.... [more content for subscribers]

There's much more! Sign up to receive Insights!

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The Church Moves On, Slowly 15 hours ago
Is Cardinal Kasper losing his grip? 19 hours ago
The Pope is not the problem October 23
Do not confuse sacramental discipline and Catholic doctrine. October 23
Ignatius Press into the Breach: Trumping the Kasper Proposal October 22

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Key synod report calls for 'gradualism' in Church response to irregular family situations CWN - October 13
As synod concludes, bishops issue message, approve document; Pope weighs in CWN - October 20
Cardinal Parolin: UN must protect innocents from Islamic State CWN - September 30
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6