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John XXIII, John Paul II, and the Triumph of Vatican II

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Pope John XXIII called the Second Vatican Council in order to modernize the Church and help it get with t... More
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JP2 on the New Feminism: Be Not Afraid.

  The picture to the right (not the one above obviously) was taken early in the morning on November 9, 2001, the day after I received The Pontif... More
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This Democrat called his opponent anti-woman. You have to watch the response.

Democrat Rep. Gary Peters of suburban Detroit is normally a very strong campaigner. But he’s having a tougher time than expected as he tries to... More
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10 Great Jokes told by Saint John XXIII

  If you’re like me, your idea of the papacy for most of your life was synonymous with a certain Polish guy who went around the planet show... More
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John Paul II, Abortion, and Democracy

Pope John Paul II–who will be canonized this Sunday–is well known as a strong critic of abortion.  Less well known, although still worth... More
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Visualizing the Paschal Triduum

Easter is here! Alleluia! As we contemplate this joyous season, here is a visual representation in word cloud form of the rites of the Paschal Triduum... More
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34 Ways to Have an Epic Life: The Greatness of John Paul the Great

a 1.  Son of Emilia and Karol       2.  Son of the Church       3.  Son of Mary       4.  Worker ... More
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God Save the Rest (Including a lot of Oddballs): In Defense of Newman Centers

Students from Kansas University’s Newman Center do a live version of the Stations of the Cross As a Catholic, Blessed John Henry Newman had two ... More
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‘As long as I have breath within me I shall cry out Peace in the name of God!’

“As long as I have breath within me I shall cry out Peace in the name of God!” So said Pope John Paul II, in 2002, when he was rapidly losing the... More
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What Catholic Social Teaching is About

It is sometimes easy to forget that the Church’s social teaching isn’t primarily about politics and economics, though it clearly has something to ... More

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