Tom Piatak

Thomas Piatak is a contributing editor to Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. He writes from Cleveland, Ohio.

Recent blog posts by this author

Two Ways of Dying

Editor's note: The world recently lost philosopher and humanitarian Jean Vanier. Among Vanier's many accomplishments is the founding of L'Arche, an organization and community which fostered the dignity and personhood of disabled individuals through...

The Loss of Notre Dame Reawakens the Heart of the West

The emotional outpouring prompted by news of the fire at Notre Dame de Paris has been extraordinary. It has been marked by both depth and breadth, prompting myriad expressions of concern for the fate of Paris' venerable cathedral and affecting...

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

The boys from Covington Catholic did a good thing by going to the March for Life. If what the Catholic Church teaches is true, Roe v. Wade marks a death sentence for roughly 1,000,000 innocent human beings every year, year...

Public Enemy Number One

Every year, on or near the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, hundreds of thousands of Americans go to Washington, D. C., to join the March for Life and protest that infamous decision. The March for Life is peaceful and orderly, and...