John Horvat II is a scholar, researcher, educator, international speaker, and author of the book Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Soceity--Where We've Been, How We Go Here, and Where We Need to Go. He lives in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, where he is the vice president of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property.

My Articles

July 24, 2017, 10:40 AM EDT
Does the American religious right hold a theopolitical outlook similar to that of ISIS? That appears to be one of the insinuations of a recent article published by the Italian Jesuit fortnightly publication La Civiltà Cattolica.
June 27, 2017, 1:49 PM EDT
An avalanche of news hits us every day. It gets to the point that we barely have time to read beyond the headlines.
May 18, 2017, 9:38 AM EDT
“To adult” is a new verb that is circulating these days.
April 20, 2017, 10:25 AM EDT
A verdict has been passed on Facebook, and it's not good.
March 22, 2017, 9:44 AM EDT
People need direct human contact.
March 6, 2017, 11:37 AM EST
The problem is not freedom itself, but what it has come to mean.
January 4, 2017, 10:22 AM EST
New Year’s resolution time is here.
December 20, 2016, 10:36 AM EST
Of course, the world does not stop willingly.
December 6, 2016, 9:13 AM EST
Protesters are burning and trampling upon the American flag again.
October 12, 2016, 9:04 AM EDT
Fear is spreading throughout the country over clown sightings.
October 4, 2016, 2:39 PM EDT
Leaving the virtual world is a two-part process.
July 26, 2016, 2:14 PM EDT
The killing of policemen has escalated the controversy into a battle symbols.  
July 8, 2016, 11:43 AM EDT
All over the world, restless people are supposedly thinking about Brexiting.
July 1, 2016, 9:37 AM EDT
The moral consensus that once united us has been so shattered.
June 8, 2016, 11:57 AM EDT
There is a deep frustration with politics, whereby each side sees itself inside the straitjacket of the other and desperately desires to get out.
May 10, 2016, 11:06 AM EDT
It is dangerous to compare the nation to a corporation.  A nation reflects a whole culture with all its richness, creativity and vivacity. It is an organic entity that has a life of its own that does not appear on spreadsheets. Applying the corporate model to a nation is a modern obsession that often ends in disaster.
April 27, 2016, 11:22 AM EDT
Among the writing of Church Fathers, Saint Augustine writes with great eloquence of the benefits the Church bestows upon society. Contrary to those in our days who see Christians as threats and intruders in the public square, Saint Augustine claims that those who live up to the standards of Christ’s teachings are society’s greatest benefactors and defenders.
March 24, 2016, 12:56 PM EDT
When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its infamous Obergefell decision approving same-sex “marriage,” activists hoped that the matter would be settled. However, it appears the contrary has happened. Over 4,223 rallies held nationwide on March 19 registered a loud “No!” to those who would undermine the institution of marriage.
February 18, 2016, 10:24 AM EST
Perhaps it is best to start by saying there is no ideal presidential candidate now running in the race in either party. None of them has all the qualities that are presently needed, although some candidates may have a few of them. No candidate is proportional to the crisis that is coming.
January 7, 2016, 10:03 AM EST
As the anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches on January 22, those who have long fought the important battle against abortion know that it is not only this issue that must be protested. Connected to abortion is a web of other nefarious practices that make up what has been aptly called the culture of death.