Author Christopher Lansdown writes:

I’m a catholic convert (from Greek Orthodoxy, granted, but I was actually raised in the Anglican church) with a long-time atheist friend, who suggested that I write a story about a priest in space, which I did. It’s a somewhat older-style science fiction, where the future is more or less an analog for the past. [Read More…]

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Scripture, God’s Handbook for Evangelizing Catholics

…is out from OSV: Cardinal Wuerl says it is “inspiring”; Archbishop Kurtz calls it “engaging”; Sr. Dianne Bergant says it provides “a new perspective”; Dr. Scott Hahn declared it “an important book”; and Fr. James Martin SJ states that it is “a terrific resource for anyone who wants to experience—or invite others to experience—the Living [Read More…]

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Bergoglio’s List is out today

One of the funniest misfires in the wake of the election of Francis was the instantaneous attempt of the hardcore atheist and Catholic hater crowd on the Left to accuse him of being a tool of the military dictator nasties in Argentina who disappeared political enemies, etc during the Dirty War. It was a very [Read More…]

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Interesting New Book on Catholic History Forthcoming

Arriving next month from Christendom Press The Past as Pilgrimage: Narrative, Tradition, and the Renewal of Catholic History Christopher Shannon Christopher O. Blum In this book, Catholic historians Shannon and Blum challenge the secular bias currently prevalent among professional historians, and argue for the compatibility of faith and reason in the study of the past. [Read More…]

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William Doino, Jr. on Dietrich von Hildebrand

He writes: First Things has just published my article, “Dietrich von Hildebrand and our Times” –which pays tribute to von Hildebrand , and highlights his new book, My Battle Against Hitler (published by Random House’s Image Books), which is imbued with Judeo-Christian principles and is thus applicable to our times–indeed, all times. A great man [Read More…]

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Evelyn Waugh also had some interesting remarks on “1984”

Here. I wonder what Orwell thought. He could be so good, but then his hostility to the Church would always queer the pitch. [Read more…]

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A New Book on Pope John Paul I

Reader Lori Pieper writes: I have fantastic news about my book of John Paul I’s writings that I hope you’ll share with your readers — I have a new edition coming out, and have snagged a Cardinal to write the preface! To be exact, the new edition of A Passionate Adventure: Living the Catholic Faith [Read More…]

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Required reading on Catholic Social Teaching

Courtesy of book maven Ian Rutherford. [Read more…]

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Pete Socks…

interviews the man behind Patrick Madrid’s mustache about his new book. [Read more…]

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“Stand Up and Fight, You Crapulous Coward!”

I may explode from the overload of awesomeness! Chesterton illustrated by Ben Hatke! A sinister spaceship captures an innocent monk … a pugnacious atheist and a devout Catholic vow to duel to the death … and a cross-country chase ensues!  When two men decide to fight for their respective beliefs, they discover to their astonishment [Read More…]

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