Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review

Kathryn Jean Lopez

National Review

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Recent articles by KATHRYN:

Twenty-Five Things that Caught My Eye Today: Nursing Homes, Suffering & More (July 7, 2020)

1. On Christian suffering and what “offering it up” means 2. NY count: 6,300 virus patients were sent to nursing homes The directive was intended to help free up hospital beds ... → Read More

Freedom, Truth and Hope

"Who are we?" "What are we here for?" These are some of the most fundamental questions of our lives. The answers can be tough to discern. → Read More

The Audacity of a New Kind of Hope

Virtue and a common desire to help one another succeed in freedom, according to some of the goals set out for us long ago, and even inspired, perhaps, by our Creator, could go a long way to renewing our politics. → Read More

Twenty Things that Caught My Eye Today: Human Rights, Abortion, Hugh Downs & More (July 2, 2020)

Drug overdoses are soaring during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Tear Down the Ingratitude, Not the Junípero Serra Statues

Somewhere in our hearts, we know what we want and need. We’re drawn to the good, even if we sometimes make a mess of it when we get there. We eradicate evil, one choice at a time, by love, not by expunging memory. We want to heal, not live a lie. → Read More

Twenty-Five Things That Caught My Eye Today: The Gospel of John & More (June 25, 2020)

It turns out the cure for woke nonsense is the Gospel of John. → Read More

Twenty Things that Caught My Eye Today: Inhumanity Toward Dementia Patients & More (June 24, 2020)

Wesley J. Smith on the bioethics push to starve dementia patients. → Read More

Twenty-Five Things That Caught My Eye Today: Our Elderly, Fathers & More (June 22, 2020)

Even as society struggles to ensure the elderly access to medical care, states are taking steps to remove legal restrictions on the intentional killing of patients. → Read More

Move Over, Coronavirus: This ‘Time of Great Orphanage’ Is the Deeper Affliction

As Pope Francis reminded us on the Feast of Corpus Christi, we cannot afford to leave anyone feeling orphaned. → Read More

Twenty Things That Caught My Eye Today: Getting Back to the Sacraments & More (June 17, 2020)

John Bolton, the connection between a coronavirus vaccine and abortion, and more. → Read More

Fifteen Things That Caught My Eye Today: Good News in Georgia Foster Care & More (June 16, 2020)

Graduation rates are soaring for Georgia's foster care youth. → Read More

Enslaved to Fear and Anger? Live Freedom Instead

Freedom is found in gratitude, in realizing that there is good in us all. We were born for that. The rest is distractive, destructive slavery. To see this is not a daydream but the greatest reality of our lives. Living it is freedom. → Read More

Fifteen Things That Caught My Eye Today: Prayer, Racism & More (June 10, 2020)

The foundations of our country are not irredeemably racist. → Read More

Are We Really about Protecting Human Life or Not?

Jeanne Mancini, John McCormack, and Alexandra DeSanctis weigh in on how we are doing when it comes to having a culture of life. → Read More

Fifteen Things That Caught My Eye Today: Nigeria, Intercountry Adoption & More (June 9, 2020)

A report released by a Nigerian organization estimates around 620 Christians were killed in the African country by Islamic militants during the first five months of 2020 alone. → Read More

Twenty Things That Caught My Eye Today: Murders in Chicago & More (June 8, 2020)

Chicago Sun Times: 18 murders in 24 hours: Inside the most violent day in 60 years in Chicago. → Read More

Can We Agree That All Lives Matter, Already?

If we truly believe that black lives and all lives matter, we are going to have to consider what can unite us and quit being dishonest and bungling opportunities for healing. → Read More

Twenty Things that Caught My Eye Today: Courage, Forgiveness & More (June 4, 2020)

1. Diverse religious groups, 76 Members of Congress and 16 States support foster families at the High Court 2. WSJ: Child-Abuse Reports Are Falling, and That’s Bad News for ... → Read More

Twenty Things That Caught My Eye Today: Police and Actual Protesters Pray & More (June 1, 2020)

George Floyd’s brother condemns violent protesters. → Read More

Can Human Love Make a Comeback?

You don’t treat a man like a wild beast when you see the dignity God has given him by creating him in His image and likeness. And, yes, racism is certainly anathema to such living. → Read More