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Saint Martin of Tours and Veterans Day

Today in the Church is the memorial of Saint Martin of Tours.  Meanwhile, today in America it also Veterans Day. Martin is most famous for having cut... More
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Where the Louisiana Senate Candidates Stand on the Issues

We’re in overtime in Louisiana! Because no candidate received over 50% of the vote on November 4, the top candidates are facing off on December... More
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Let this be the Hour

At the end of the second Lord of the Rings film, King Theoden faces certain death. He and his men are outnumbered by tens of thousands of heavily armo... More
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‘Sleepy Hollow’ Catholic Star Orlando Jones on Good and Evil

If you haven’t been watching Fox’s supernatural drama “Sleepy Hollow,” currently airing its second season on Mondays at 9 pm... More
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Why We Call Them Heroes

This Veterans week, there is growing irritation on the part of some to the modern American custom of calling all veterans heroes. One recent example ... More
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Father Larry Richards Defends the Pope

“Ok, I have had it.” Father Larry Richards wrote on his Facebook page on Oct 28. There followed the first strong words of a defense of the Pope t... More
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Mary Landrieu thought this was clever

Not all Senate races are over. (No, I’m not just talking about the close vote still going on in Alaska.) I mean, no candidate got over 50% in Lo... More
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‘Sexy Jesus’ and #HotJesus — Reactions Roll in to ‘A.D.’ Casting

Was Jesus sexy? Who knows? Unless you’re a devotee of the Shroud of Turin image purported to be of Jesus Christ (which shows him as fairly tall... More
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America’s First Bishop

On November 6, 1789, Pope Pius VI appointed Father John Carroll to be the first Catholic bishop of the United States. In honor of this occasion, Catho... More
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Republicans won the Catholic vote in 2014

Catholic voters supported the Republican Party in the 2014 elections by a 53-45% margin. This echoes the last midterm elections in 2010, when 53% of C... More
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