Is Totalitarian Liberalism a Mutant Form of Christianity?

By |2016-05-28T11:29:03-05:00May 22nd, 2016|Categories: Catholicism, Christian Humanism, Christianity, Communio, Pope Benedict XVI, Timeless Essays, Tracey Rowland, Tyranny, Western Civilization|

Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Tracey Rowland as she examines the dangers to the family if political leaders are allowed to act as God. —W. Winston Elliott III, Publisher When the Obama Administration began its Kulturkampf against American Catholics, my husband suggested to me that if [...]

Can Catholic Education Be Redeemed?

By |2017-07-31T23:48:09-05:00March 18th, 2016|Categories: Catholicism, Education, Fr. James Schall, Tracey Rowland|

The annual Cardinal Winning Lecture on Catholic Education, sponsored by the St. Andrew’s Foundation, was delivered on February 6, 2016, at the University of Glasgow in Scotland by Tracey Rowland, the Australian theologian and Director of the John Paul II Institute in Melbourne. Rowland is the author of two books on Benedict XVI and [...]

On Australia’s New Prime Minister: Tony Abbott

By |2016-02-12T15:28:18-05:00September 28th, 2013|Categories: Christianity, Government, Politics, Tracey Rowland|Tags: |

In the last fortnight the Australian people elected a new government under the leadership of Tony Abbott, a pro-family Catholic and constitutional monarchist. He has a wife called Margaret and daughters Louise, Bridget and Frances. Abbott was educated at St. Ignatius College, Riverview, the University of Sydney and Oxford University. Riverview is the most prestigious [...]

Is Totalitarian Liberalism A Mutant Form of Christianity?

By |2016-07-17T10:01:33-05:00September 20th, 2012|Categories: Catholicism, Christianity, Communio, Constitution, Featured, Pope Benedict XVI, Tracey Rowland, Tyranny, Western Civilization|Tags: |

When the Obama Administration began its Kulturkampf against American Catholics my husband suggested to me that if the Church is forced to pay for its employees’ contraceptives then there should be an option clause for practicing Catholics. An equivalent amount of the Church’s money spent on other people’s recreational sex should be given to [...]

No Bloodless Myth: Jesus of Nazareth as the Eternal High Priest and Sacrificial Victim

By |2016-07-17T10:01:49-05:00May 8th, 2011|Categories: Catholicism, Communio, Culture, Featured, Pope Benedict XVI, Tracey Rowland|

The second volume of Pope Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth covers the events in the life of Jesus from his triumphal entry into Jerusalem to his even more triumphal resurrection. One emphasis which flows through the chapters like a watermark is the pivotal position of Christ bridging the Old and Testaments, bringing one to fulfilment and inaugurating [...]

Theologian of the Heart

By |2017-07-14T11:26:19-05:00April 16th, 2011|Categories: Books, Communio, Featured, Pope Benedict XVI, Tracey Rowland|Tags: , |

Pope Benedict XVI The Thought of Pope Benedict XVI: An Introduction to the Theology of Joseph Ratzinger, Second Edition by Aidan Nichols. Ratzinger’s Faith: The Theology of Pope Benedict XVI by Tracey Rowland. When the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church elected Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI, they chose a theologian who for fifty [...]