Kathryn Lopez

Posted August 28, 2015

On one August Saturday morning, people were gathering outside Planned Parenthood clinics across the country. They were protesting the dehumanization on display in recent undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress that exposed the abortion industry for what it is: a business centered on death.

Posted August 22, 2015

America, New York City needs your help.

Posted July 31, 2015

"A deer gets trapped on a hillside and every effort is brought to bear to rescue him from his predicament.

Posted July 17, 2015

"We were at one, blood to blood, as no other kind of union could make us," the English essayist Malcolm Muggeridge wrote, recalling giving his wife his own blood during a critical medical moment.

Posted June 27, 2015

The power of love recently on display in Charleston, South Carolina has been stunning. For a nation beset by hate in recent months, from one city to another, the blood shed there has led to something better.

Posted June 06, 2015

At one point, there were upward of 50 gender options available for users to choose on Facebook. Things must have changed, because when I checked this morning, it was down to three: male, female and a write-in custom option.

Posted May 29, 2015

A recent New Yorker magazine cover portrays Hillary Clinton looking in on a locker room full of Republican presidential candidates looking very white and very male.

Posted May 22, 2015

I ran into Kirsten Powers briefly in Washington, D.C., the other day, and afterward I thought to myself: "I hope she knows she is a profile in courage."

Posted May 09, 2015

PASCO, Wash. -- In this small Washington state town, the students of Tri-Cities Prep, a Catholic high school, have found what many Americans have forgotten about in our immigrant heritage: the sacrifice and hope.

Posted April 25, 2015

Dana Perino, former White House press secretary for President George W. Bush and co-host of the Fox News Channels "The Five," makes a plea for civility in her book "And the Good News Is ..."

Posted April 18, 2015

"It's scary and it knocks the breath out of you."

Posted April 10, 2015

"ISIS is an army of the devil," Father Dankbar Issa, a Chaldean monk, tells the charity group Aid to the Church in Need. "There is no other explanation for what they are doing to people," he said just after Palm Sunday Mass.

Posted April 07, 2015

Every presidential candidate should meet persecuted Christians.

Posted March 13, 2015

"I was on the subway the other day," a dinner companion observed recently, "and the subway conductor said, 'Please let your neighbor off first.'"

Posted February 14, 2015

Elizabeth Santorum was 17 years old when her sister Bella was born. In a new book, "Bella's Gift," that she wrote with her parents, Rick and Karen, she reflects on the uninformed view of love that she had before her youngest sister taught her something more.

Posted February 07, 2015

"Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ."

Posted January 24, 2015

"I wouldn't have even considered abortion if it weren't legal."

Posted December 30, 2014

"Like it or not, we must be good to the poor, because if we're not, we're going to hell."

Posted December 27, 2014

It's not cheery, but among the most jarring things I read in the run-up to Christmas comes from historian Stanley Weintraub, who has written about Christmas during wartime more than once.

Posted December 13, 2014

"Verdict is in: Pope Francis is a global rockstar," one Twitter post declared.