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Knowing Thyself with Oscar Wilde

  Oscar Wilde, playwright, general wit, and deathbed convert to Catholicism, is notorious for his epigrams, sometime so clever that we simply re... More
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Entrepreneurs of Grace : How A Bracelet Business Encourages Prayer

Pope Francis is coming to visit us at the end of this month.  While exploring the website of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia – the ... More
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Mercy Enough to Go Around

Pope Francis issued a letter this morning that has caused quite a stir in the media. (It’s not long; go ahead and read it.) In the letter, the... More
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Poll Reveals Catholic Base is Strong in U.S.

Public Religion Research Institute just released a survey of Catholics. The survey covers devout Catholics, ‘Christmas-and-Easter’ Cathol... More
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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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