An ongoing debate among conservative and traditional Catholics is whether a reverent Novus Ordo Mass is an equivalent replacement for the traditional Latin Mass.
We all are frustrated with the crisis in today's Church, but what can we do about it? Our guest today will answer that question.
There's been much talk recently at the highest levels of the Catholic Church about the possibility of women deacons, and one theologian close to Pope Francis says that he's in favor of it. Are women deacons even possible in the Catholic Church?
Are traditional Catholics too insular? Do they focus too much on the liturgy at the expense of evangelization and the works of mercy? Our guest today will challenge us with what he says is a "third way" that encompasses the "both/and" of Catholic discipleship.
St. John Henry Newman lived at a time when a Catholic's obligation of obedience to the pope was hotly debated. What he wrote can be challenging today both for those who advocate for total obedience and for those who "recognize and resist" Pope Francis.
The reputation of "Science" is in tatters for many people, leading some to question things that were previously assumed by just about everyone. What is the proper Catholic approach to evaluating the claims of scientists?
Since its inception in the 19th century, Communism has always been at war with the Catholic Church. We'll discuss at why that is, and look to some heroic examples of Catholics who resisted the atheistic system.
Crisis Editor Eric Sammons recently wrote an article arguing that Catholics should consider not voting in the 2024 presidential election. Needless to say, it got a lot of pushback, which we're going to address today on the podcast.
It's well-known that J.R.R. Tolkien was Catholic and that his faith influenced his writings. But how did his participation in the liturgy impact his writings and his imagination?
The Church is awash in clergy scandals, from the troubling writings of a head of a major Vatican dicastery to the depraved activities of well-known priests. What is a Catholic to do in the face of such corruption?
Catholics have been debating how to react to the crisis in the Church for some time now: Should we ignore Rome and focus on our family/parish/community? Or should we actively resist the scandals and corruptions coming from the Vatican?
A year that began with the death of Pope Benedict XVI ended with an open revolt against Pope Francis. After a decade of "making a mess," it appears even the bishops are tired of the constant battles and controversies of this pontificate.
Since the beginning of Christianity there have been catechisms to help the faithful understand Church teaching. In recent decades, however, catechisms are often used in an attempt to change Church teaching. A new catechism attempts to return to the original purpose of catechisms.
The new Vatican document approving the blessing of same-sex couples has caused a lot of controversy in the Catholic world, and sadly, many Catholics are not being forthright about what the document says.
Virtually all our institutions today have been co-opted and used to push anti-Catholic and even anti-human ideologies. How can we take them back? The answer starts with education.