The Gregorian Institute Shield, composed of the crossed gold and silver keys of the Papal Insignia, an open book with the words 'Via Veritas Vita' ('The Way, the Truth, and the Life') written on its pages, three golden six-sided stars on a red banner, and a Germanic cross.


My Favorite Benedict XVI Surprises

So Pope Benedict XVI will resign (or abdicate, as George Weigel puts it). What I will most miss the clear way he spoke. When you read Pope Benedict, you not only learn [Read More...]

Pope Benedict Steps Down: Let the Secular Media Scrum Begin

For the first time in six centuries a pope has retired. Early this morning the chattering classes on the networks were “handicapping” the “frontrunners.” One eagerly suggested that since the Church was [Read More...]

The Professor Pope’s Lesson

A cell phone photo from President Minnis’ December Vatican visit. By Stephen D. Minnis || What follows is the contribution to a National Review Online Symposium by the President of Benedictine College. [Read More...]

TV Channel Turns to Benedictine for Papal Reaction

“The sound of wind and bells winds through the spaces between stone and altar at the Grotto of St. Mary on the campus of Benedictine College,” says the St. Joseph, Mo., Channel [Read More...]