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Top 10 Things Catholics Don’t Have to Believe

Easter is a time for initiating people into the Church. In many Catholic parishes this happens through RCIA: the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adult... More
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500 Priests in England and Wales Just Signed A Letter That Everyone Should Read

This letter may well be considered a historical document someday. Nearly 500 priests from England and Wales have signed a letter, published in the UK... More
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‘The Walking Dead’: Where to Weather the Zombie Apocalypse?

If you’re a fan of AMC’s zombie drama “The Walking Dead” – which airs its 90-minute season-five finale on Sunday, March... More
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Conservatism and Judicial Restraint

When people think of non-liberal approaches to the exercise of judicial review, they usually think of conservatism’s claims to endorse judicial ... More
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Patrick Henry: “Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!”

Yesterday was the 240th anniversary of Patrick Henry’s famous speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses, ending with the cry, “Give me lib... More
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Seminarian with Brain Cancer Testifies Against Assisted Suicide

In October of last year, 29-year-old terminally ill brain cancer patient Brittany Maynard made national news when she posted a video to YouTube expla... More
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Three Popes, One Gospel of Life

Tomorrow, on the Feast of the Annunciation, we mark also the 20th anniversary of the promulgation of St. John Paul II’s Evangelium Vitae. In that e... More
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Martyrs, Witnesses, and Public Life: Catholics at the Capitol

Bishop James D. Conley, of the Diocese of Lincoln, gave the following address on March 24, 2015 at “Catholics in the Capitol,” the annual... More
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Mercy on Mesopotamia

First they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn’t s... More
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Even in space travel, we have a need for relics

I’ve never really understood the Protestant criticism of Catholics venerating relics of saints. We remember the life of St. John Paul, we’... More
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