Loading
After acquisition, Crisis Magazine re-launches website
Dr. William E. Fahey, publisher of Sophia Institute Press and Thomas More College president
Dr. William E. Fahey, publisher of Sophia Institute Press and Thomas More College president

.- Crisis Magazine relaunched its website on Feb. 7, after being recently acquired. The magazine's new leaders are promising to focus on providing a Catholic perspective on politics, culture, business, faith and family life.

“You can count on Crisis Magazine to be what it always was,” said editor John Zmirak, who summarized the magazine as “a firm, insistent voice on the rights of the laity and the dignity of the priesthood; a partisan of justice and prudence in the face of misguided compassion and ideology; a staunch advocate of the compatibility of reason and faith, of honest enterprise and Christian living, of American patriotism and orthodox Faith.”

Zmirak has previously served as writer-in-residence at Thomas More College and as editor of Success magazine and Investor’s Business Daily.

Under a joint acquisition by the Merrimack, N.H.-based Thomas More College of Liberal Arts and the Atlanta-based Holy Spirit College, Crisis Magazine will operate under Sophia Institute Press, the publishing division of the two colleges.

William Fahey, Thomas More College president and publisher of Sophia Institute Press, said American culture “lacks a credible, coherent defense of the faith.”

“Crisis proposes to address this problem by assembling leading Catholic thinkers who will equip readers with the knowledge and confidence they need to defend the market economy and Church teachings.”

University professors Michael Novak and Ralph McInerny founded Crisis magazine in 1982. It became an online-only magazine in 2007, operating at the address www.CrisisMagazine.com.

Sophia Institute acquired the magazine earlier in 2012.

The Pope has encouraged the faithful to embrace the new media to advance the Gospel, noted Gareth Genner, president of Holy Spirit College and chairman of Sophia Institute Press.

He said his college’s partnership with Thomas More College helps in “laying the groundwork” to expand Sophia Institute as a publisher of Catholic books and as a “multi-platform media company dedicated to advancing the New Evangelization.”

In November 2011, Sophia Institute Press announced its acquisition of the Catholic Exchange web portal. The press was founded in 1983 and has published both Catholic classics and new texts. It has published over 200 titles and 2.5 million books.

Holy Spirit College was founded in 2005 as a Catholic undergraduate liberal arts college. It admitted its first full-time undergraduate class in 2009, while also admitting graduate students in theology.


Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)
Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass and announces site of next World Youth Day
Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass and announces site of next World Youth Day
Pope Francis visits poor neighborhood and meets with young people from Argentina
Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida
Denver rally draws hundreds in support of religious freedom
Pope Francis prays over a sick man in St Peter's Square
Denver women's clinic will offer natural, Catholic care
Interview Clips: Barbara Nicolosi speaks to CNA
US Cardinals press conference at North American College
Pope Benedict to retire to monastery inside Vatican City
Pope cites waning strength as reason for resignation
Hundreds convene in Denver to urge respect for life
New Orange bishop encourages Catholic unity in diversity
Chinese pro-life activist calls for reform, international attention
At Lincoln installation, Bishop Conley says holiness is success
Mother Cabrini shrine reopens in Chicago after a decade
Ordination of 33 deacons fills St. Peter's with joy
Cardinal says "Charity is the mother of all the virtues"
Augustine Institute expands evangelization effort with new campus
Bishops recall 'Way of St. James' as chance to trust in God
Los Angeles cathedral's newest chapel houses Guadalupe relic
Apr
23

Liturgical Calendar

April 23, 2014

Wednesday within the Octa ve of Easter

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Mt 28:8-15

Gospel
Date
04/22/14
04/21/14
04/20/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: Acts 3:1-10
Gospel:: Lk 24:13-35

Saint of the Day

St. Adalbert of Prague »

Saint
Date
04/21/14
04/20/14

Homily of the Day

Mt 28:8-15

Homily
Date
04/22/14
04/21/14
04/20/14

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: