Bishops' Corner

New Ideologies: A Tower of Babel

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Two years ago, Rachel Dolezal enjoyed a good reputation as a civil rights activist and a well-respected professor at Eastern Washington... (Read more)
In 1605, Johann Carolus printed the first weekly newspaper in Antwerp. However, his was not the first effort to keep the public informed. In 1556,... (Read more)

On Our Duty to Welcome the Stranger

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

For immigrants and refugees now in the United States, or who hope to come here in the near future, recent weeks have been a steady diet of anxiety... (Read more)

Let’s Be Honest: It’s a Lack of Faith

By Bishop Thomas J. Tobin

A “Shoe” cartoon I saw the other day said this: “A recent study has shown that six of the seven dwarfs . . . aren’t happy.” The reference to... (Read more)

Praying Ad Orientem

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

The Kabba of Mecca is Islam’s most holy shrine. It is said to have been built by Abraham and his son Ishmael. It is considered “the House of... (Read more)

The Age of Noise

By Bishop James D. Conley

More than 70 years ago, the English satirist Aldous Huxley wrote that modernity is the “age of noise.” He was writing about the radio, whose... (Read more)
At the heart of Catholic social teaching lie two principles: concern for the common good and respect for the individual human being. An example:... (Read more)

On the Executive Orders 

By Archbishop José H. Gomez

Last week was hard. It is sad to see it come to this — that the president of the United States must define, by an executive order, the precise... (Read more)
Pomp, pageantry and politics go into the mix of the inauguration of any new president of the United States. When Thomas Jefferson was sworn in as... (Read more)

Women's rights are human rights

By Bishop James D. Conley

Last weekend, hundreds of thousands of women gathered for marches and demonstrations across the country, organized to proclaim that “women’s... (Read more)

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