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A Lesson in Selling Death: California Passes Suicide Bill

  In the encyclical Evangelium Vitae (which, given recent events, Catholics would do well to revisit in earnest), St. John Paul II warned of the... More
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Out of the mouth of Babes

Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.”  Jonah... 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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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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Three Reasons to Remember that We Can Deserve the Death Penalty

As readers of CV, and of the larger Catholic blogosphere know, there has been a robust debate going on recently among Catholics about the morality of ... More
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Strange Bedfellows: Margaret Sanger and Kim Hammer

A Pro-Life Politician Goes Horribly Wrong

Arkansas State Rep. Kim Hammer had a strong record of defending life. He was a co-sponsor of bill in the Arkansas Legislature to ban abortions after t... 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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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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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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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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