Matthew Archbold

100 Years Ago, Hollywood Made an Anti-Abortion Movie

I keep reading that Hollywood wanted nothing to do with the new movie Gosnell because abortion is such a divisive topic. That, of course, is complete manure. They want nothing to do with pro-life movies because they hate pro-lifers. If they...

10 Ways the Mafia Isn't Like the Abortion Industry

Pope Francis recently compared the abortion industry to the mafia. If you ask me, that's not really being fair to the mafia though. Here are 10 ways the mafia is different than the abortion industry. 1) The mafia doesn’t receive millions in...

Twitter Does Job Georgetown Won't

So apparently, a Georgetown University professor tweeting about castrating senators who support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was too much for Twitter but not quite evil enough for Georgetown. How sad is that? This nominally Catholic...

The Worst Catholic School Parent/Teacher Meeting Ever

This is why you never bring a Big Gulp to a parent teacher meeting.  

There’s Only One Way Out from Here

The Church in America is in crisis. The lowest of lows. But I believe it's going to get worse. A lot, lot, lot, lot worse. We just had the Pennsylvania attorney general's report show credible allegations of 300 priests abusing 1,000 minors....

This is Where We Are Now

The power of story is at the heart of humanity. It's as if our hearts and minds are hardwired to learn through story. That's why so many of the old jokes start with “two guys walk into a bar...” Oh, okay. There's time, place, character and we're...

Notre Dame Refuses to Revoke Honor of McCarrick — For Now

Last week, the Catholic University of America withdrew the honorary degree it had awarded to Archbishop Theodore McCarrick over a decade earlier. Fordham University had done the same earlier. In light of the very serious allegations that he...

The Worst Most Perfect Catholic Story of 2018

This is it! It's the perfect story to precisely encapsulate our era of deranged self absorption, lunacy, and apathy. It couldn't be better. Put this story in a time capsule and if anyone ever wants to truly understand how things were going in...

30 Years Later, Notre Dame Has Learned Nothing

Proving that they've learned absolutely nothing from the scandal when they honored President Barack Obama in 2009, the University of Notre Dame recently honored former Indiana Gov. Joseph Kernan with one of its highest honors despite his public...

What Would A Justice Kavanaugh Mean for Catholic Education?

The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Justice has ignited storms of protests from the left, mostly centered around the issue of abortion. But another issue promises to be the focus of some harsh questioning in the near...