Arts & CultureArt
Johannes Vermeer’s renowned use of light may have been more than just an artistic statement; it seems likely it was a spiritual one, as well.
A pro-life journal that goes beyond abortion: ‘Human Life Review’ editor talks covering euthanasia, LGBT issues and Covid-19
Maria McFadden Maffucci is the editor-in-chief of the Human Life Review, a quarterly journal founded by her father in 1975 after the Roe vs. Wade decision.
Politics & SocietyGoodNews
Since 2019, Ignacio House has housed 15 “resident scholars” who study at N.Y. colleges and universities at a site in the Bronx.
Arts & CultureJesuit School Spotlight
Whether one cheers for Caleb Williams on the field or cheers against him, it is clear that Jesuit education shaped the quarterback at least as much as he shaped Gonzaga High School’s football program.
A Reflection for Friday before Epiphany, by Christopher Parker
Politics & SocietyNews
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will allow retail pharmacies to offer abortion pills in the United States for the first time, prompting criticism from Catholic and pro-life groups.
Arts & CultureTelevision
"The Peripheral," a new original Amazon series, resembles “Westworld” in countless ways. Yet even with solid acting performances and breathtaking visuals, “The Peripheral” failed, just as later seasons of “Westworld” failed, to capture any of the immeasurable power of Nolan’s and Joy’s television debut. Why is that?
What Catholics made the most news in 2022, and for what? A year-end list with America's choices.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Electronic encryption allows people to keep a list of information secure and untouchable by centralized powers. To some investors and speculators, and apparently to some Catholics, that possibility holds enormous appeal.
A Reflection for Tuesday of the Third Week of Advent, by Christopher Parker