Guest Columnist

If there is one thing news from around the world has proven over the course of the first half of 2018, it is that the crisis of clerical sexual... (Read more)

Looking Forward to Religious Freedom Week

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

The plight of persecuted Christians in the Middle East is shocking to American sensibilities. Because we are only occasionally reminded by the... (Read more)
Renewed interest in Catholicism from the most surprising places in America, New York City and Hollywood, signals that a seemingly secular world... (Read more)

All are called to holiness, even lawyers

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Pope Francis last week issued a short letter about holiness. On the Call to Holiness in Today's World offers important considerations for those of... (Read more)
The recent outrage against Kevin Williamson’s conclusion that abortion should be treated as homicide, even if murder leads to execution, was... (Read more)
This week marks the 5th anniversary of the pontificate of Pope Francis. He has surprised the Church – and the rest of the world – with his... (Read more)

Book review - "Scalia Speaks"

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Scalia Speaks:  Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived, a compilation of public speeches given by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin... (Read more)
As a proud member of both the Osage Nation (the Ni-U-Kon-Ska, "People of the Middle Waters"), and the Knights of Columbus, I am disgusted and... (Read more)

What a papal visit means to Colombians

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Pope Francis has arrived in Colombia for an unprecedented four-day trip. The press is highlighting the peace accord between the country's... (Read more)
San Domenico School in San Anselmo, Calif., has voluntarily chosen to remove or relocate most of its Christian statues and artwork to appease... (Read more)