Mentions in Other Media and Literature

My writing has been quoted in numerous media, including The EconomistForbes, and Il Foglio.


PestiSrá, a prominent conservative Hungarian website, featured a summary of one of my articles for the British press about family and the defense of Christian values in present day Hungary.

Il Foglio, Italy’s conservative paper of record, has interviewed me on politics, culture, and religion in Eastern Europe:, a leading American Catholic publication, has cited my article about the surprising decision by Pope Francis to replace Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz as Archbishop of Krakow in December 2016.

I was interviewed by, and consequently quoted in, NRC Handelslad, the fifth-largest newspaper in the Netherlands, in an article on Pope Francis’ 2016 trip to Poland.

Il Foglio, a leading Italian conservative newspaper, quoted me in an article on a pro-family revolution occurring in Eastern Europe: “Because, as Filip Mazurczak writes in First Things, “there is a pro-life, pro-family revolution in Eastern Europe.” (Perché come scrive su First Things Filip Mazurczak, “in Europa orientale è in corso una rivoluzione pro vita e pro famiglia”.)

Eric Metaxas, one of the United States’ leading Evangelical Christian writers, discussed my article about the revival of the Christian ethos in Eastern Europe in detail on his nationally syndicated radio program BreakPoint, which is broadcast on 1,350 radio stations across America. Listen and read here:

My article on Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, the current prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, for The Catholic Thing in which I discuss Cardinal Muller’s theological outlook, activity in the Roman Curia and speculate that he may be elected pope someday was translated into several languages in 2014. It has been translated into:

My article “Poland’s Controversial Oscar”, about Paweł Pawlikowski’s Oscar-winning Ida, was republished by Eurozine.

My article “Understanding JPII and Oscar Romero” published in The Catholic Thing has been translated and republished in:

Two of my First Things articles were featured on

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation, dedicated to popularizing the life and message of Jan Karski (the Polish courier who told the American and British governments about the genocide of Europe’s Jews and unsuccessfully tried to get them to act), linked to my article about Poland’s Righteous Among the Nations on its “Materials about the Karski Era” page, calling it a “thoughtful examination about Polish-Jewish relations.”

The influential British weekly The Economist cited two of my interviews (and an interview I translated, with Richard Pipes) in its “Eastern Approaches” blog in 2014.

My essay on the death of Fidel Castro and the Vatican’s approach to the Cuban junta under Francis’ pontificate was quoted in Forbes.


Prominent Catholic writer and film producer Jason Jones mentioned me and my text about Blessed Jerzy Popiełuszko on page 133 of his 2014 book The Race to Save Our Century: Five Core Principles to Promote Peace, Freedom, and a Culture of Life.

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