Bob Brehl: Salvator Mundi painting goes on the lam

The art world is abuzz about the whereabouts of the mysterious painting of Jesus Christ attributed to Leonardo da Vinci.

Robert Kinghorn: Numbers can’t measure the blessings of street

There’s a saying statisticians love to trot out when questioned on the value of their surveys. “You are what you measure.”

Charles Lewis: The miracle of St. Augustine's Seminary

Consider this a non-poetic, nonrhyming ode to St. Augustine’s Seminary. I love the Toronto school and I want to explain why. And then I hope you will love it, too.

Vanessa Santilli-Raimondo: My Lenten promise extends to 54 Fridays

When I first started thinking about what I would do for Lent this year, the last thing I imagined was a fast that would encompass 54 Fridays, running until Easter of next year.

Bob Brehl: Book paints Trump as tragic hero

In a new book, The Case for Trump, scholarly classicist Victor Davis Hanson paints the U.S. president as a tragic hero like Achilles or Ajax from classic Greek literature.

Glen Argan: Violence breeds in a world of indifference

The mirage that mass shootings — such as the massacre of 50 Muslims at prayer in Christchurch, New Zealand — are isolated incidents long ago vaporized. While mass killings are performed by deranged individuals whose behaviour falls well outside social norms, they are societal phenomena with societal roots.

Cathy Majtenyi: Ontario takes hard-hearted approach with autism plan

The Ontario government is advancing further along the road of privatization, this time in the area of autism therapies.

Peter Stockland: A Gospel moment on the Green Line

I’ve begun to call it the Gospel on the Green Line.

Leah Perrault: God’s heart provides a soft landing

Softening is a curious thing. We soften water, counteracting metals and minerals that stain and damage our clothing. We soften edges, to prevent slivers and injuries. We soften butter, to stop it from tearing through bread. 

Fr. Raymond J. de Souza: Basilians must search for a ‘priestly’ response

In the few weeks since the revelations of Fr. Thomas Rosica’s long history of plagiarism, it has been a prime topic of conversation in Canadian Catholic circles, and not a few of my Catholic Register readers have asked for my view.