Elizabeth Warren, Woke Totalitarian
The subject line on the email was, shall we say, striking: “Crone swoops with talons toward younger women with babies.” The predatory beldame in question was Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
The Irrepressible, Irreplaceable Midge Decter
About two-thirds of the way through that fine 1992 film A League of Their Own, star catcher Dottie Hinson has had enough of the grind and is ready to quit. “It
Fly-Casting Before D-Day
With a gracious assist from former Kansas governor Sam Brownback, I had the privilege of a personal tour of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Museum in Abilene this past March.
The Cardinal and Jimmy
Tertullian, the first major Christian theologian to write in Latin, is thought to have coined the maxim Semen est sanguis Christianorum, typically (and rather freely) translated as “the blood of martyrs
Two Families and the Communion of Saints
Despite being immersed for over thirty years in the study of modern Polish history, I must confess that I’d never heard of the heroic Ulma family until recently. I’ll get
Women of Valor and the Pro-Life Cause
I first met Erika Bachiochi—then Erika Schubert—in July 1998, when she was my student in the Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society in Cracow. She had graduated from Middlebury
Primate of the Millennium
Pope Pius XII took one of his boldest decisions when, on Nov. 12, 1948, he named the 47-year-old Stefan Wyszynski (a bishop for only two years) as archbishop of Gniezno
The Mighty Pen of Father Paul Mankowski, S.J.
In the summer before the Second Vatican Council opened, Pope John XXIII met with Cardinal Léon-Joseph Suenens in the papal residence at Castel Gandolfo. “I know what my part in
Wanted: A Catholic Chaim Potok
In the three decades since the Revolution of 1989, Poland’s many cultural achievements include mastering the craft of creating the 21st-century historical museum. Examples include the Warsaw Uprising Museum in the national
Cardinal Pell at Eighty
Fifteen months ago, it looked as if Cardinal George Pell might spend his eightieth birthday in prison. A malicious trolling expedition by the police department of the State of Victoria
The Healer: Paul McHugh at 90
One of the adornments of American Catholicism turned 90 on May 21: Dr. Paul R. McHugh, longtime head of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins and a healer after the heart of
What Would Cardinal Meyer Say?
Unfortunately forgotten in most U.S. Catholic circles today, Cardinal Albert Gregory Meyer, archbishop of Milwaukee from 1953 to 1958 and archbishop of Chicago from 1958 to 1965, was one of