Paper Clippings The Blog of The Crossroads Cultural Center

Paper Clippings, more than a classical blog, is a service providing valuable reading material in order to help readers reach a judgment about current affairs. Comments and discussion are more than welcome.

Wednesday
Jun212017

Disarming beuty

John Allen interviews Fr. Julian Carron.
Tuesday
Jun202017

European Germany

Fr. Edmund Waldstein on the death of Helmut Kohl.
Tuesday
Jun202017

"Science-based" thinking

A clear-headed column by Ben Domenech on the link between "global technocracy" and political polarization.
Thursday
Jun152017

Non valde boni

Elizabeth Bruenig on St. Augustine.
Friday
Jun092017

New Movements

These discussions are very significant for the future of the Church.
Tuesday
Jun062017

Perpetual 1960's...

fighting perpetual 1950's is a good description of much of progressive political culture in the US.
Sunday
Jun042017

The age of autonomy

Andrew J. Bacevich on the larger trends in our "non-society".
Tuesday
May302017

The death of American conservatism

according to Patrick Deneen.
Thursday
May042017

Live every day to the fullest

Cardinal Van Thuan is on his way to canonization.
Wednesday
May032017

No more left vs. right

A somewhat dense but interesting essay by Pierre Manent.
Tuesday
Apr112017

Movement

On Catholicism in France
Wednesday
Mar292017

Chickpeas

Friday
Mar242017

Worse

Peter Beinart on how secularization in the US is sharpening polarization.
Tuesday
Feb282017

Eyewitnesses

This sounds like an interesting book.
Friday
Feb242017

Still going strong

John Allen remembers Fr. Giussani.