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Renewed interest in Catholicism from the most surprising places in America, New York City and Hollywood, signals that a seemingly secular world... (Read more)

All are called to holiness, even lawyers

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Pope Francis last week issued a short letter about holiness. On the Call to Holiness in Today's World offers important considerations for those of... (Read more)
The recent outrage against Kevin Williamson’s conclusion that abortion should be treated as homicide, even if murder leads to execution, was... (Read more)
This week marks the 5th anniversary of the pontificate of Pope Francis. He has surprised the Church – and the rest of the world – with his... (Read more)

Book review - "Scalia Speaks"

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Scalia Speaks:  Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived, a compilation of public speeches given by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin... (Read more)
As a proud member of both the Osage Nation (the Ni-U-Kon-Ska, "People of the Middle Waters"), and the Knights of Columbus, I am disgusted and... (Read more)

What a papal visit means to Colombians

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Pope Francis has arrived in Colombia for an unprecedented four-day trip. The press is highlighting the peace accord between the country's... (Read more)
San Domenico School in San Anselmo, Calif., has voluntarily chosen to remove or relocate most of its Christian statues and artwork to appease... (Read more)
The canonization of Mother Teresa a year ago by Pope Francis was a momentous occasion for Catholics. Every newly-made saint’s brand of holiness... (Read more)
There are many and widely varied arguments as to whether or not married men should be ordained to the priesthood. My purpose here is not to engage... (Read more)