German Bishops’ “Synodal Path” Sparks Protest by ITV Staff 

A Catastrophic Synodal Path by Michael J. Matt

“A Church that No Longer Preaches” by Alexander Tschugguel 

“We do not accept revolutionizing the role of women” by Jeanne Smits 

The Five Pseudo-Synodal Impostures of the German “Path” by José Antonio Ureta

“You have blood on your hands” by John-Henry Westen 

Appeal to German Catholics against the Kirchensteuer (“Church tax”) by Roberto de Mattei 


Lent: The Way of Silence, of Sorrow, of Temptation… by ITV Staff


CATHOLIC EDUCATION/”Transforming the World” by Fr. David Pivonka, President, Franciscan University of Steubenville 

REPORT/“Is mission without baptism still mission, or omission?” by Alberto Carosa, ITV Staff writer 

INTERVIEW/Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, Part 2 by Jan Bentz 

INTERIOR CASTLE/Immerse yourself in the “one thing necessary” by A Hermitess

FOOTSTEPS ON THE WAY/The Rome of Hawthorne, Benedict, and Francis by Dr. William Edmund Fahey, President, Thomas More College


Icon/St. Marcarius, Lent, Asceticism and Common Sense by Robert Wiesner

Spirituality/”What is prayer?” By Father El Meskeen

East-West Watch/The International Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue by Peter Anderson

News from the East by Becky Derks 


LATIN/What is Rome’s greatest Latin inscription? by John Byron Kuhner, Paideia Institute, Rome

Art/”He was sentenced to death”… so Caravaggio escaped to Naples by Lucy Gordan

BOOK/Selection from Lord of the World by Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson 

Vatican Watch/A day-by-day chronicle of Vatican events: December and January by Becky Derks

People/Cardinal Tagle bids farewell to Manila; four seminarians abducted by Becky Derks

Food for Thought/Rome’s only “native” sweet: Il Maritozzo by Mother Martha