The Lamp is a bi-monthly magazine that offers an orthodox Catholic perspective on the problems of modern life. Find out more
Digital subscription: $45
Print subscription: from $60
Our tenth issue includes C.J. Ciaramella on the mistreatment of the elderly, Gregory Caridi on canon law, Robert McLeod on N.A.S.C.A.R., Roger Lewis on Kingsley Amis, as well as contributions from Max Bodach, Declan Leary, Jennifer Bryson, Thomas Hellenbrand, Carino Hodder, Jude Russo, Jaspreet Singh Boparai, Andrew Petiprin, Aram Bakshian, Jr., Tessa Carman and J.C. Scharl, and Monica Costa.
Triumphus Caroli Fusci
On kicking the football.
Why the Streets Were Quiet After Dobbs
Do It Again
On what happens after Roe v. Wade.
The Lamp Christmas Ghost Story Contest
The Great God ZiL
Umlauts and Apostrophes
Kenneth J. Wolfe
On Saint Mary, Mother of God, in Washington, D.C.
Secret Tentative Intimation
On Guantanamo Bay.
The Dream of the Rood: A New Translation
Tessa Carman and J.C. Scharl
A new translation of the Anglo-Saxon dream vision.
Beguiled by Her Beauty
Thomas M. Ward
On a holy card.
The Future of the Traditional Mass in Washington, D.C.
Notes from the underground.
You Must Go Through
Why Canon Law Matters
On the Church’s governing authority.
Before the Law
On the Supreme Court.
Why Dante Ditched the Culture War
On the Heavenly Kingdom.
New Model Statecraft
On Machiavelli and his critics.
Why Benedict Should Speak
On the pope emeritus.
Subscribe to our newsletter for weekly updates, polls, poems, prayers, and statistics.