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Vatican Issues Long-Awaited Statement on Gay Penguins

No, for real. You used to have to make this stuff up.  Not anymore. This is what happened: An Italian lesbian wrote a children’s book about tw... More
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Mumford & Sons Sing of Emmanuel in our Timshel

  If you are a Mumford and Sons fan, then you are probably familiar with the word “Timshel,” which is the title of the briefest song on thei... More
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Is Trump the New Obama? Ways They Are Alike

Over at Aleteia I argue that “Trump is a Mirror.” In writing it I started to notice another phenomenon: There are many similarities between Trump... More
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Esquire Writer Finds a World Hungry for a Priest

What difference does it make if a priest goes out in public wearing the outfit that proclaims his vocation? As it turns out, quite a lot, especially ... More
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Joe Biden’s Confused Catholicism

The White House is getting ready for the September visit of Pope Francis to the United States, according to this AP article.  The article includes th... More
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Can One Child’s Smile Redeem the World?

Just when you think the world is saturated with evil, that human life is cheapened beyond measure, and that the miracle of life has been reduced to ... More
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Class of 2019: Go to Mass

This post is authored by Dr. Timothy P. O’Malley, Director of Notre Dame Center for Liturgy at the University of Notre Dame. It was originally ... More
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Lessons in Providence with Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert, Catholic, comedian, and general media personality, is on the cover of GQ’s September issue. But, more important than his literal a... More
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Why Am I Such a Jerk to ‘Gay’ People?

  Over the last couple years, and most recently in light of my Crisis essay on the August conference on same-sex attraction in Detroit (http://w... More
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Can the Republicans Excommunicate Trump?

Can the Republican Party–and maybe the conservative movement–excommunicate Donald Trump?  I mean, of course, excommunicate him politicall... More
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