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January 27, 2016

Sara Winter, 24, is a summa cum laude graduate of the School of Hard Knocks, the curriculum of which featured an abusive father and brother, exposure to drug abuse, a stint in prostitution, a painful abortion, and the thick darkness of despair.

Winter is a pen name. It befits the harsh experiences she has undergone. Her real name is Sara Fernanda Giromini, and she became the face of FEMEN in Brazil. She got herself in the papers and in jail, having been arrested more than a...

December 21, 2015

The year 1939 saw many milestones. Most critics say it was the best year for movies (Gone With the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Ninotchka, Ginga Din, Stagecoach, for starters). For the Polish people, however, all the attention was on the terrifying sight of Hitler's tanks and shock troops rolling into their homeland. In Spain, the civil war ended and the rule of Franco began. I could go on.

In Toronto, Canada, on Saturday, June 3, 1939, young Vincent...

December 11, 2015

Imagine the looks you'd get if your name was Harry Connick, Jr. People would think you're the famous singer, actor, and American Idol judge, right? On this week's Catholic Answers Focus podcast, I spoke with a man by that name who also happens to be the iconic jazz composer and multi-Grammy- and Emmy-Award winner.

Harry is also a down-to-earth husband, dad, and practicing Catholic—"practicing until I get it right," in his words....

December 4, 2015

Ryan Foley is an entrepreneur at heart. Now retired from the U.S. Air Force, the tall husband and father runs ePriest.com and vocation.com and is engaged full-time in strengthening the Church's teaching on the dignity of the human person and promoting the Catholic sexual ethic. 

A major threat to this teaching (and to the peace of soul that comes from following it) is pornography. Porn has spread like a virus throughout our culture and has degraded cultural sensibilities in TV sitcoms...

October 15, 2015

You may have seen the sting videos in which medical directors and managers of Planned Parenthood are captured on video haggling over body parts from aborted babies, but you may not have heard directly from the man responsible for them. On this edition of our podcast, Catholic Answers Focus, you’ll hear an in-depth conversation with David Daleiden, the founder and project lead of the Center for Medical Progress, along with his attorney, Paul Jonna of the Freedom of Conscience Defense...