Guest Columnist

Made for Heaven

By Father Dave Pivonka, TOR

Last weekend, like most weekends this summer, I stood in front of teens at a Steubenville Youth Conference talking about heaven and hell. Also... (Read more)

'Be still and know that I am God'

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

How many Catholics will fill the pews on Easter Sunday 2019? Will this year see a noticeable decline in parishioners dressed in their Easter... (Read more)

Book Review: The Anti-Mary Exposed

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Why are so many women so angry today?   Don’t get me wrong, confronting abuse, harassment, and unfair treatment demands a certain toughness and... (Read more)
Has anyone ever told you in life, “you’re one in a million”? For me, that sentence has a whole new meaning after last week. Being in utero in... (Read more)
This Tuesday a three-judge panel of Pakistan’s Supreme Court will decide whether to reconsider its acquittal of a Pakistani Christian... (Read more)

On gene editing

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

A Chinese scientist, Jiankui He, last month announced the birth of twin babies whose genes he claims to have modified while they were embryos. On... (Read more)
In September, we invited world-renowned painter Igor Babailov—the artist behind official paintings of Pope Benedict XVI and several world... (Read more)

Book Review: Mind, Heart, & Soul

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

The Catholic Church in the United States has received staggering blows of late. The sinful and criminal behavior of a former leading prelate, the... (Read more)

Giving thanks for the Church

By Maureen Ferguson

It’s a great time to be Catholic. I mean that sincerely… in the sense of Dickens’ opening lines in A Tale of Two Cities. “It was the best of... (Read more)

A mother's reflections on the youth synod

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

As a Catholic mother of five young people, I have been watching the Youth Synod with great interest and praying for its success. My husband and I... (Read more)