On October 2011, when the so-called Arab Spring took a dark turn in Cairo, Egypt, the social media and smartphone technologies that had aided protesters...

Shortly after the end of the Second World War, an Austrian wandered into Rome looking for a Catholic prelate. He needed the help of a...

To the Editor: Kevin J. Madigan’s thesis about the superiority of Pius XI to Pius XII is quite correct [“Two Popes, One Holocaust,” December 2010], and...

During the first four years of his pontificate, Pope Benedict XVI put the beatification proceedings of the controversial World War II–era pope, Pius XII, in...

If there is one man alive who has made me ashamed as a Catholic and an Englishman, it is Bishop Richard Williamson. This is the...

To the Editor: Unlike Christopher M. Leighton, I was not “vexed with doubts” about Oprah Winfrey’s selection of Elie Wiesel’s Holocaust memoir, Night, for her book...

If there is one thing that everybody knows about the Crusades, it is that they were a Bad Thing. In the eyes even of most...

  To the Editor: George Weigel’s essay, “The Cathedral and the Cube” [June], offers a salutary reminder of Christianity’s influence in teaching “European man about himself, his...

To the Editor: Daniel Johnson sees the current problems of the Catholic Church too superficially [“The Catholic Crisis,” February]. They do not, as he supposes, spring...

Not since Protestants routinely identified the pope with the Antichrist has the Roman Catholic Church been so demonized as it is today, when epithets like...

One of the most remarkable cultural developments of the past half-century has been the growth of interfaith dialogue. Members of religious communities that, on principle,...

To the Editor: I leave historical refutations to the professional historians, but I question COMMENTARY’s providing a forum for the sweeping attack on Catholicism mounted by...