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Ask Them, Do Catholic Lives Matter?

Ireland just voted to redefine marriage (I will comment on this calamity soon). But we Americans have to respond first to what is happening and is abo... More
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Downsize, No. Remain faithful, yes.

In an earlier post I discussed the so-called “Benedict option”–the strategy advocated by some Catholics that the Church withdraw fro... More
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Twin Friars on TV –You Know You Want to See This

People (and I include myself in this) complain a lot about the quality of Catholic media … often with good cause. There are many of reasons for... More
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40 Days for Marriage

  The Supreme Court is deliberating right now whether or not there is a constitutional right to same-sex ‘marriage.’ This ruling could i... More
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Liberty, Lies, and Statistics

It’s easy to lie with statistics, but to completely invent data and then publish it in a peer-reviewed journal takes a lot more effort–and... More
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Dying Catholic Mom vs. Assisted Suicide Bill

Stephanie Packer says life is worth living, even with her terminal illness — and she wants to stop assisted suicide legislation in California. Nati... More
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My Papa’s Secret: A Response To Frank Bruni

ROME, ITALY – He had a spark in his grin. It was 6:00 AM and I saw a flash of him as I ran past.  Yes, it was 6:00 AM and I was running for my lif... More
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7 Ways to Prepare for the Pope’s Encyclical on the Environment

a 1.  Read this, by George Weigel. 2.  Chillax. 3.  Go mow the lawn, because it’s getting out of control. 4.  Make a gin and tonic. 5.  Dri... More
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Courage and Faith at Benedictine College – UPDATE: VIDEO

A remarkable story of courage and faith reached its climax on the commencement stage at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, where I work, last w... More
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Hundreds Gather to Support Archbishop Cordileone in San Francisco

If you’re wondering why you haven’t heard many media reports lately about the ongoing campaign being waged by a few disgruntled Catholics ... More

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