Robert P. George

Op-Ed Contributor

The Mario That Might Have Been

With his intelligence and his oratorical gifts, Mario Cuomo could have been the true champion of the little guy—the littlest of all—if he had kept the Democratic Party from becoming captive to the abortion interest.

Ashamed of the Gospel?

The days of socially acceptable Christianity are over. The days of comfortable Catholicism are past. It is no longer easy to be a faithful Christian, a good Catholic, an authentic witness to the truths of the Gospel. A price is demanded and must be paid. There are costs of discipleship — heavy costs, costs that are burdensome and painful to bear.

Chuck Colson: Recalling a Vision of Unity

A day does not pass when I do not miss my beloved friend, Chuck Colson. I confess that I still have not come to terms with his death. I sometimes find myself reaching for the telephone to consult him on a question or to share a thought or idea that has occurred to me. Then I remember that he is gone from us – now more than a year ago.

What Kermit Gosnell and I Don't Understand

I just finished watching the Fox News special "See No Evil" on abortionist Kermit Gosnell, who is on trial in Philadelphia for multiple murders and other crimes. The women who came into his clinic came in to have the babies they were carrying killed.

Benghazi's Blue Wall of Silence

Thomas Sowell tells it like it is on Benghazi-gate. But Professor Sowell is a conservative and a Republican. Where are the voices of our liberal and Democratic friends and fellow citizens? Why the lack of curiosity about critical questions of governmental responsibility and accountability? Why the silence?