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by on September 27th, 2016

Transgenderism is based on feelings that can change over time.

by on September 26th, 2016

Far too many of us, even the most tender and gentle, have absorbed the hypothesis that a refusal of life is the condition of love.

by on September 23rd, 2016

Advocates for “death with dignity” seem to deny reality, since no human death is truly dignified—even if a person chooses or accepts it. Instead, what ultimately gives death dignity is the kind of life that preceded it.

by on September 22nd, 2016

Sean Carroll’s new book, The Big Picture, proposes an apparent middle ground between an exclusively materialist account of reality and one that includes non-physical components.

by on September 21st, 2016

It is time for the international community to respond to the plight of Christians in the middle east. Adapted from an address delivered by the Patriarch of the Syriac Catholic Church of Antioch to the 134th Convention of the Knights of Columbus.

by on September 20th, 2016

Contemporary politicians would do well to emulate the virtues of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a liberal who understood the conservative lesson that intermediary institutions—particularly families—are essential for preserving liberal society.

by on September 19th, 2016

We are engaged in an epic spiritual battle.

by on September 16th, 2016

In spite of its weak philosophical foundation, our culture has deep-seated moral instincts and political commitments. These make it possible to begin the recovery of sound moral and political thought.

by on September 15th, 2016

The failure of movement conservatism to connect principles to policies that speak to current challenges has rendered it increasingly irrelevant to most Americans—and even to most Republicans.

by on September 14th, 2016

No American politician is ever as great as his most ardent adulators say or as bad as his most vitriolic detractors say. Still, Trump’s rise reveals a certain lowering of standards not only among the voters who support him but also in the elites who oppose him.

by on September 13th, 2016

American political history mirrors Colin Kaepernick’s football career: exceptional promise coupled with often disappointing performance. We would do well to remember and embrace the meaning of American greatness while candidly acknowledging our nation’s shortcomings.

by on September 12th, 2016

Against the Age of Feelings, Joseph Ratzinger has consistently upheld the power of reason in all its fullness.

by on September 9th, 2016

A rigorous new report finds that very little of contemporary “knowledge” in the area of human sexuality and gender is actually supported by strong scientific evidence.

by on September 8th, 2016

Couples who adopt children out of an abundance of spousal love are creative and life-giving; they help form the identity of their children in a way that mirrors God’s adoption of us through baptism.

by on September 7th, 2016

A new book defends the view that parents have primary authority over their children. The role of the state is to help parents, not to take over tasks that are properly parental.

In Depth: Advice for Donald Trump

If Donald Trump becomes our president, can he become a truly conservative leader? If so, how?

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