Our Secret Alliance with Iran, June 2014


The Fall of Mosul, June 2014

This piece appeared in Spanish, as Lo que hay detrás de la caída de Mosul

It also appeared in Romanian as Cucerirea orașului Mosul.


The Muslim Jesus, June 2014


What the First World War Wrought, July 2014


Jihadists Are Destroying Our Heritage, July 2014


The Saint Amid the Slaughterhouse That Was World War I, July 2014


When They Set Fire to Our Monasteries, July 2014


How the Peace Pope Almost Put an End to the First World War, July 2014


This piece appeared in Spanish as Cómo la paz del Papa casi termina con la Primera Guerra Mundial


When God Was Silent, August 2014


Coming to Terms With Our Inner Samuel, August 2014


Finding God in Secular Europe, August 2014


Books Make Faith, Faith Makes Books August 2014


The Future of Christianity in Asia, August 2014


Is the EU's Flag Really A Marian Emblem with the Central Figure Removed? August 2014


Jesus’s Kin in Iraq? September 2014


The World Alexander Made, September 2014


Blessed Karl: A Holy Emperor, October 2014


The Crisis in Maiduguri, October 2014


Taking Clergy Celibacy out of the Sexual Abuse Equation, November 2014


The War Heroes Who Were Also Heroes of Vatican II and Today's Church, November 2014


Christ Comes to South Africa, November 2014


Armenian Memories, November 2014


The Nine Laws of Liturgy, December 2014


Which Son of Man? December 2014


The Lost Classics of Christian Cinema, December 2014


The Wartime Ghost Boom, December 2014


The Worst Religious Violence is a Family Affair, January 2015


After Charlie Hebdo, Could European Churches Be Next? January 2015


American Amnesia About Immigration, January 2015


Finding Clues to America's Future in Catholic History, January 2015


All Christians Rely on Tradition Rather than Scripture Alone, January 2015


The Forgotten First Eastern Christians, February 2015


Christians' Role as Political Players in Middle East Could Be History, February 2015


Stalin as the Anti-Christ: The Catholic Roots of the Red Scare, February 2015


Sing a Hymn to the New Martyrs, February 2015


The Alpha Course: Meeting Jesus in the Land of the Lost, March 2015


How a "Little Course" from Spain Strengthened Christianity in America, March 2015


Untangling the Mystery of the Bird and the Cross, March 2015


Myths About a Growing Muslim (and Christian) Europe, March 2015


Europe's Ghosts of Faith, April 2015


Why Are There No Great American Pilgrimages? April 2015


The Perfect Conclusion to John's Gospel, and Afterwards, April 2015


Pope Francis and the Original Genocide, April 2015


Reading Mark to Know Peter, April 2015


The Man Who Launched a Theological Revolution, April 2015


Atheist Professor Betrays Ignorance Beyond Belief, May 2015


Want Real Diversity in Your Reading List? Try These Christian Classics, May 2015


Has Christianity Failed in India? May 2015


Rediscovering King Jesus, June 2015


Find Your Own Elephants! June 2015


Finding Jesus in Zechariah, June 2015


The Provocative "King Jesus", June 2015


Learning to Read the Bible the Way Jesus Did, July 2015


The “Other” Lost Scriptures, November 2015


The Klan and the Catholics, November 2015


Church Going … Going … Not Gone … December 2015


Easter 1916: Blood, Sacrifice and Holy War, March 2016