Author: Mike Lewis

A Catholic media tragedy

Yesterday brought devastating news for the Church and Catholic journalism, when Catholic News Service (CNS) announced that they will be shutting down their Washington, DC and New York bureaus at the end of the year, and that all of its...

A Catholic media tragedy

When Catholics resist both faith and science

After completing my freshman year of college, my friend Chuck, a physics major, helped me get a summer job at the Center for Superconductivity Research. I wasn’t studying physics or a related field at the time—I hadn’t yet chosen a...

When Catholics resist both faith and science

Blood and water: A sign of the total gift of Christ

Greetings from Florence, Italy, where my family is spending the Triduum following a visit to Rome. As I mentioned before, the highlight of the trip was my family meeting Pope Francis following his General Audience on Wednesday, April 6. We...

Blood and water: A sign of the total gift of Christ

Lewis Family Adventures in Rome!

I don’t have very much time to write, but as you may know my family and I have been abroad for the last couple of weeks and are currently in the Eternal City. The highlight of the trip thus far...

Lewis Family Adventures in Rome!

Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Earth of Heaven

I suppose it was inevitable, but on the eve of Pope Francis’s historic consecration a new conspiracy theory has popped up. It has been championed by the usual suspects in an apparent attempt to disrupt what promises to be a...

Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Earth of Heaven

George Weigel in Gold and Red

What will it take for those who spent much of the last nine years working to damage the reputation of Pope Francis to admit they were wrong about him and apologize? There have been no limits to the depths they...

George Weigel in Gold and Red

Has Viganò changed?

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has been in the news again. He recently received attention on February 19, when the Canadian professor-turned-media guru Jordan Peterson tweeted out a YouTube video to his 2.4 million followers entitled, “Archbishop Viganò’s IMPORTANT MESSAGE To...

Has Viganò changed?

The traditionalist model doesn’t hold up

Typically I don’t post close to midnight just to share a four-year-old article I found, but typically I don’t read articles that are so clear and well-reasoned and strong in their argumentation that I almost become jealous of the author...

The traditionalist model doesn’t hold up