Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, who lives in Paris, is a contributing writer to America, a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., and a columnist at TheWeek.com.


Politics & Society Features
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryJune 29, 2018
The Montessori Method is not only superior to all alternatives, but categorically so.
French President Emmanuel Macron listens to speeches at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on April 17. (AP Photo/Jean Francois Badias)
Faith Short Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryApril 18, 2018
President Emmanuel Macron scandalized secularists by praising Catholic contributions to French public life, but he has yet to work toward religious liberty.
Arts & Culture Features
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryDecember 13, 2017
The church was once the world's greatest engine of innovation...and should be again.
"Last Supper of Christ" by Jacopo Tintoretto
Faith Ideas
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryNovember 06, 2017
Hart argues that the New Testament condemns not only wealth but virtually all private possession.
Politics & Society Last Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryOctober 05, 2017
Hef the man stopped mattering to the culture decades ago, but Hef the symbol still does.
Faith Short Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobrySeptember 25, 2017
The failure is not one of communication; it is one of charity. The pope wants us to debate. I say: Do it better.
Politics & Society Short Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobrySeptember 12, 2017
Sincere questions for my friends on both sides of the immigration debate
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris May 7. (CNS photo/Christian Hartmann, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryMay 11, 2017
The Macron-Le Pen face-off posed a singular challenge to any Catholic trying to make a faith-informed vote.
Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front, delivers a speech in Henin-Beaumont, France, April 23, after the first round of the French presidential elections. (CNS photo/Oliver Hoslet, EPA)
Politics & Society Short Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryMay 03, 2017
There is considerable overlap between French conservatives and French Catholics.
Mass is celebrated at Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Belleville, in Paris, on Feb 19, 2017 (Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry)
Faith Features
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryApril 07, 2017
The rise of "zombie Catholics" in French politics may indicate a renewed energy in the French church.