Kathryn Jean Lopez is senior fellow at the National Review Institute, where she directs the Center for Religion, Culture, and Civil Society, and editor-at-large at National Review.
Politics & SocietyLast Take
We need to lead a revolution of mercy—and truth.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Roe v. Wade isn’t just evil—it is bad law, bad history, bad medicine and bad science. Still, much work remains to be done.
‘Francis in Iraq’: A new documentary explores what a historic papal trip meant for persecuted Christians
More about the Christians of Iraqi-Kurdistan and Nineveh than Pope Francis, the film highlights their gratitude by showing why it was so important to them that he visit Iraq.
On Aug. 9, Father Joseph was taken into eternity in the Year of St. Joseph.
Politics & SocietyFaith
We expect too much from politics, more than it can or should provide. Only prayer can transform us.
“What about you?” It’s the question St. Katharine, homegrown saint of the Northeast’s Acela Corridor, heard from Pope Leo XIII.
Pope Francis’ penchant for cold-calling Catholics has become a well-known sign of his warmth, candor and attention to individuals. And although not everyone can expect to receive a personal phone call from the pope it does not hurt to be prepared. So we asked a few members of the fai