How Christ Purified Heaven
Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon, Preachers Institute

The Lord’s Ascension is essential to the work of the Atonement.

China Admits to the Greatest Slaughter in Human History
Joe Carter, The Gospel Coalition

The Chinese government recently admitted that over the last four decades the country has aborted 336 million unborn children, many of them forcibly.

The Legacy of Racism and Surrogate Decision-Making
Anthony Bradley, Acton Institute PowerBlog

In 1989 Erol Ricketts, a researcher with the Rockefeller Foundation, found that between 1890 and 1950, blacks had higher marriage rates than whites, according to the U.S. Census.

Pope Francis and the Christians of the Middle East
Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap, First Things

At the start of his installation Mass this week, Pope Francis prayed at the tomb of Peter, near the place in the Vatican where the first bishop of Rome was martyred.