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Ecology and the Irrelevance of Climate Change

Environmental questions get bogged down in red herrings.  Is the Earth warming?  Is climate changing?  Maybe.  If so, is it the result of human a... More
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Lives of the Martyrs: Heroes ISIS Gave Us

I gave a talk last night in Bendena, Kansas, about martyrs of the 21st century, starting with the Coptic Christians of Egypt and working backwards to... More
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Russell Wilson and the Qualities of True Leadership

You’ll forgive me for writing again about the Seattle Seahawks, but that’s my team, and so it’s the one I notice the most. But, I&#... More
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Signs of Hope: The Benedict Bishop Bump

One of the memes currently circulating is that Pope Francis is in the midst of radically changing the American episcopate in a leftward, “progre... More
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Dr. Candida Moss of Notre Dame — and CNN’s ‘Finding Jesus’ — Talks About the Theology-Class Controversy

Earlier today, I posted a story over at my recently launched Pax Culturati blog at Patheos Catholic about the new CNN series “Finding Jesus,&#... More
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The Bishop, Job and the Problem of Whining

At his regular blog at the Madison Catholic Herald, Bishop Robert C. Morlino of the Diocese of Madison (Wisconsin) posted a Lenten observation relati... More
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The Tyranny of “Rights”

David Warren–the Canadian blogger–is invaluable.  He is erudite, thoughtful, and thoroughly Catholic–well worth reading on a daily ... More
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What’s Going on in San Francisco?

What exactly is going on in San Francisco? Here’s the quick version, with links to more information: 1. Archbishop Cordileone of San Francisco... More
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[UPDATE]: Religious Freedom Still Needs Defending in San Francisco

The fight for religious freedom in San Francisco continues on. Read this breaking news from CBS in San Francisco about Archbishop Cordileone’s... More
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God, America, and Rights

What is the source of our rights?  Do they come from God?  Or are they merely a product of human agreement. This is, admittedly, a difficult philoso... More
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