Laws and Orders

From First Thoughts
Ramesh Ponnuru believes that Justice Roberts has ignored the normative dimension of law: The difference between a mandate and a tax is precisely the difference between, on one hand, a command that . . . . Continue Reading »

High Society

From First Thoughts
Many people wonder what will happen with the Society of Saint Pius X. With the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite more available (and enjoying Papal support) will the SSPX be brought into full . . . . Continue Reading »

Good Call

From First Thoughts
The Vatican has released a document providing guidelines and criteria for promoting and considering vocations to the priesthood. Carol Glatz , writing for CNS, says: the Congregation for Catholic . . . . Continue Reading »