By Dr. Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture - Sophia Institute Press has published a new edition of G. K. Chesterton’s delightful book, What’s Wrong with the World. Though written some years before Chesterton’s conversion, this book already contains much of the classic Chestertonian vision, and is chock full of Chesterton’s delightfully paradoxical analysis of how we ought to think about life. Reading Chesterton is often much like being turned upside down, the better to see what you’re really up against... This is not a book review: What’s Wrong with the World is simply a jumping-off point because I am rereading it.
By Kristan Hawkins, LifeNews - After Roe v. Wade overhauled America’s abortion laws in 1973 by nullifying state control in favor of Supreme Court management, politicians had a get-out-of-accountability free card for decades. Little could be done to change the legal framework allowing for abortion through all 9 months of pregnancy, for any reason—and often subsidized with taxpayer funding—but it generated a lot of debate.
By Michael Pakaluk, The Catholic Thing - “My friend, fear is a great emotion,” a character says in her novel, looking back at the Terror. But then she adds, strikingly, “Not one of us was sufficiently afraid! Society should be afraid. A State should know fear. Governments should tremble. To tremble is to be strong. These things I am writing of have taken place and may reoccur at any moment!”