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SDG Reviews ‘Wendy’: A Revisionist Southern-Wild Peter Pan Story

By Steven D. Greydanus | No child dreams of growing up to push a mop or sling plates in a diner. As Benh Zeitlin’s Wendy observes, though, our dreams change as the years go by. Angela Darling (Shay...

Bill Banning Transgender Hormones and Surgeries Falters in South Dakota

By Celeste McGovern | PIERRE, South Dakota — The first bill of its kind introduced to protect children from the irreversible effects of high-dose hormones and transgender surgeries was defeated earlier...

The First Mass Ever And It Is Not What You Would Expect, In Praise Of Real Fasting, And More Links!

By Tito Edwards | The First Mass Ever, & It’s Not What You’d Expect! (The Proto-Mass) – Brother John Joseph at Ignitum Today +1 In Praise of – Real – Fasting – Helen Freeh at The Catholic Thing +1 How...

Archbishop Hebda Warns Priests Against Voting in Super Tuesday Primary

By Kevin J. Jones/CNA. | ST PAUL, Minn. — Catholic priests in Minnesota have been advised not to vote in the state’s March 3 Super Tuesday presidential primary, because there is no guarantee their...

Catholic Parish Hosts Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service in N Ireland

By Catholic News Agency | BELFAST, Northern Ireland — While Northern Ireland has long faced religious disputes, an ecumenical celebration of Ash Wednesday was held at a Catholic church in Belfast...

Hussein’s Journey: A Response to Father James Martin

By Janet E. Smith | Jesuit Father James Martin, in his address to the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, made a number of proposals about how Catholic campuses should care for “LGBT people”...

5 Ways to Stay Sane During Lent

By Jennifer Fitz | My specialty in the spiritual life is Failing at Lent. I’m pretty at good at failing Ordinary Time, too, but there’s nothing like the deadlines and aspirations of Lent to help me understand just how lousy a...

False Freedom at Some Catholic Colleges

By Patrick Reilly | The purpose of higher education can be summed up in one word: truth. If a college is not genuinely committed to truth, then the education is not “higher” at all. Today students and educators are greatly...

Retired Archbishop Lenga Disciplined After Calling Pope Francis a ‘Heretic’

By Catholic News Agency | WLOCLAWEK, Poland — A retired archbishop who accused Pope Francis of heresy has been ordered to cease celebrating Mass in public. Archbishop Jan Paweł Lenga, the...

Lent on the Menu: What Catholic America’s Having for (Friday) Dinner

By Patti Armstrong | Every Lent, Catholics make their mark in the modern world by impacting restaurant menus across the country. Catholics en masse abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Fridays during...