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How Many Confessions Can 30 Priests Hear in 12 Hours?

The answer to that question just happened in Mexico City on November 29. At the invitation of Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, and in preparation for... More
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How Mary Landrieu led to me to CatholicVote

Twelve years ago, I was in the Bayou State watching election returns. When most people visit Louisiana, they go to the French Quarter. But I went ins... More
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‘The Red Tent’ on Lifetime — Bible or Bunk?

Bunk, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder, but when it comes to biblical adaptations, the best policy always is, buyer beware. Tonight (Dec. 7... More
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The Destruction of The New Republic

The New Republic is (or was) probably the most respected left of center journal of opinion in the United States.  It has a venerable history, having ... More
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St. Nicholas and ‘The Klaubauf’s Wager’

In the lore of Germanic Europe lies the tale of the Krampus, a devilish creature whose duty is to punish misbehaving children — a sharp contras... More
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He Who Must Not Be Named: 10 Christmas Jesus Disses

Like it or not, Jesus is coming this Christmas. Many people don’t like it at all. Some call it Christophobia, though that designation recently took ... More
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The Catholic St. Paul’s Choir School Celebrates Christmas on CD and PBS

Boston has long been a focal point of the Catholic Church in America, for good and ill. But the Faith endures, and now one of its local institutions ... More
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In Defense of ‘Mary Did You Know?’

When Bono said “There’s been a lot of talk about this next song, maybe way too much talk,” he could have been talking about “Mary Did You K... More
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‘The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns’ — Francesca Says, ‘God Has Used Me to Do Good’

“The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns,” airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime (click here to see the Nov. 25th premiere) is “reality... More
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The Pope Didn’t Exile Cardinal Burke. The Pope Gave Him An Army. [Photos]

I wish someone would exile me the way Pope Francis exiled Cardinal Burke. When I think of exile or banishment, I think of tiny islands. Where friends... More

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