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Alice Von Hildebrand
We like to think that we won World War II, but can we really claim to be victors, given that we ended up adopting Nazi morality? From 1997.
Mark P. Shea
An infernal e-mail reveals what devils may think about sins of the flesh. From 2000.
Leon J. Suprenant
Catholics who reject the Church’s teaching authority dismiss it as man-made—rules arbitrarily set forth by mere human agents. What enables us...
Christopher Kaczor
In Evangelium Vitae John Paul II declared the need for capital punishment to be "rare, if not practically nonexistent." His statement created...
Jeffrey A. Mirus
What if the only way to save the life of your child was through deceit? Does the Eighth Commandment admit exceptions? The problem of the...
Matthew E. Bunson
The first documented case of HIV/AIDS in Uganda occurred in 1982. From that small but ominous beginning, the curse of AIDS soon engulfed the...
Christopher Kaczor
Is money is the root of all evil? Not quite. First Timothy 6:10 says that the real problem is the love of money. St. Paul understood that the...
Leon J. Suprenant
"The devil finds things for idle hands to do." We’ve all heard that cautionary saying in one form or another. But as it turns out, the Deadly...
Leon J. Suprenant
Ever heard someone called a “a social-justice Catholic”? Misnomer or not, the term implies an adherence to political ideology over Christian...
Leon J. Suprenant
A notorious pro-choice advocate claims she “knows with every ounce of her being” that Catholics may disagree with Church teachings but still...