11/23/16

Catholic Ties to the American Public Order Continue to Unravel – Crisis Magazine

It has been clear for quite some time that a new and different public order is taking shape in America in which Catholics (or at least Catholics faithful to the magisterium of the Church) will have serious difficulty finding a comfortable place. The recent election does nothing to change this fact because it does not …

Source: Catholic Ties to the American Public Order Continue to Unravel – Crisis Magazine

11/18/16

What is the Universe Made Of? – Crisis Magazine

In an episode of Antiques Roadshow, a furniture expert was presented an unexceptional-looking table, one that struck me as something I could put together in an afternoon. Although the piece had no decorative embellishments or maker’s mark, the expert immediately identified it as the work of George Nakashima, an innovative furniture maker of the last century. I was amazed, for somewhere in the table’s stark simplicity …

Source: What is the Universe Made Of? – Crisis Magazine

11/17/16

State Election Results: Church Won on Abortion, but Lost on Other Issues | ncregister.com

Assisted suicide, pro-death penalty and legalized marijuana ballot measures were approved, but pro-life candidates performed well overall.

Source: State Election Results: Church Won on Abortion, but Lost on Other Issues | ncregister.com

11/15/16

Put Not Your Trust in Princes – Crisis Magazine

Now that the election is over, the nation’s attention turns to the Trump presidency. Leaving the stage is an administration that made it public policy to assault religious institutions. Many Catholics supported Mr. Trump in the hope that he could secure the future of the Supreme Court and end the more anti-religious policies of the …

Source: Put Not Your Trust in Princes – Crisis Magazine