Our Boosters are matching gifts up to $45,000. We have $32,942 to go. Your gift today will count twice!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

The Insights eNewsletter

Writing Wrong, and New Life

First appeared on 03/25/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

There I was, all dressed up to do a review of the 2012 Proceedings of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, an instructive collection entitled Religious Liberty, which I just received in the mail. So I was, in effect, writing up the growing number of conflicts between Catholics and modern political authority.

What a pity, then, that as I began to post the piece, I found the volume is not available to non-members. Naturally I tried to turn this into a more generally instructive essay: The Clash of Law: Parsing the Modern War against Catholics, Catholicism and the Church.

Something else that really caught my attention early this week was Phil Lawler's (apparently) curmudgeonly comments in City Gates: An Italian nun is a singing sensation, and I don't care. Since I'm supposed to be the resident curmudgeon, I took him to task in The Singing Nun.

Phil also has a little Fun with statistics—as presented by the Jesuits and the National Coalition of American Nuns.... [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

And here's another very old story: the secular media don't understand Catholic affairs 21 hours ago
How not to be persuasive 22 hours ago
Francis the Man, Francis the Pope October 28
Clarifying what it might mean for a pope to wish to change Catholic doctrine October 28
Does the Kasper Proposal make Pope Francis a heretic? Invalid marriages and mortal sin October 28

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
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6