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Sexualities or Sexuality?

Okay, faithful, observant Catholics—it’s quiz time! How many different “sexualities” are there in Catholic moral teaching? It’s a short qui... More
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Walker wise to avoid gotcha question, but watch how Huckabee handled evolution

Imagine you’re the Governor of Wisconsin. You’re planning to run for president of the United States. You decide to travel to London. Your... More
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Pope Francis: Having A lot of Children is not “irresponsible”

. Okay, so a few weeks ago Pope Francis used some less than delicate language to state what the Church has always taught: Catholics are not obligated ... More
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Against Judicial Supremacy

Does the Supreme Court get to decide, finally, for everybody, and for all time, what the Constitution means?  Many people today assume that they answ... More
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Okay, Hozier. I’ll Take You to Church

“Take Me to Church” is the song by Hozier that debuted in September 2013 but is getting attention now, notably at the Grammys, where he sang it w... More
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’50 Shades’ of Schadenfreude

No matter what sort of dreck is foisted upon the world and eagerly gobbled up by apparently intelligent people — in this case, mostly women R... More
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The President’s “Noble” Lie

Here’s something that should surprise no one: for the sake of political expediency, Barack Obama lied (that really is the word for it) about his opp... More
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San Francisco’s Commonsense Clarification for Teachers

In a letter to Archdiocesan teachers dated February 2015, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced some proposed additions to teacher ... More
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Two Surprising Facts About Soon-to-be Beatified Archbishop Romero

The news this week that Pope Francis signed a decree recognizing slain El Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero as a martyr for the faith has raised hope... More
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Signs of Hope: The Under-35 Priest

Is an American Catholic renaissance possible in our lifetime? Nine years ago I started writing as the “American Papist” because I was, and... More

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