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January 29, 2013

Today's Gospel contains an incident that many people in Jesus' day would have found rather puzzling.

Jesus' mother and his "brethren" (male relatives who, we know from other sources, were not biological children of Mary) show up to see him.

They can't easily do so because Jesus is inside a crowded house, and so they are forced to stand outside and send him a message. 

And a crowd was sitting about him; and they said to him, “Your mother and...

January 29, 2013

This blogoccupying the left column of our redesigned main pagefeatures posts by members of the Catholic Answers staff. Aside from Yours Truly they are:

Apologists: Jimmy Akin, Michelle Arnold, Jim Blackburn, Matt Fradd, Peggy Frye, Trent Horn, Hector Molina, Tim Staples

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January 29, 2013

A study conducted in 2012 is being used to support the claim that chimpanzees have morality just like humans do. But have commenters been monkeying with the study’s conclusions?

In the study conducted at Georgia State University (which has been covered on websites such as CNN),...

January 29, 2013

What is the proper Catholic apologetic against using women in combat?

That was the question I posed to Catholic Answers' leadership last week when we met off campus for two days for our annual planning retreat. At the start of one day's session I brought up the Pentagon's decision to incorporate women in nearly all phrases of combat. All of us at the table were opposed to that, but, I asked, what is the right way to argue about the issue?

I pointed to arguments that may...