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Russell Shaw
Spain, 1936: War rages between Republicans and Nationalists. Bishops, priests, and religious are slaughtered by the thousands. And a young...
Russell Shaw
Media is more effective when it entertains and when it appeals to people’s emotions.The great temptations in journalism are to sink to the...
Russell Shaw
For American Catholics, the last decade—marked by scandal, cover-ups, and fierce division—oft seems the worst of times. But it’s arguable that...
Russell Shaw
Isn’t secrecy in the Church an obstacle to accountability, participation, and other desirable things? But it is sometimes appropriate and even...
Russell Shaw
"Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers another," G.K. Chesterton quipped. Today the news media are in the midst of a profound...
Russell Shaw
In 1964 there were 180,000 religious; today there are 67,000. The effects of this tragic loss on the Church can hardly be exaggerated,...
Russell Shaw
After decades of "pastoral" bishops, there seems to be a new model: teaching bishops.
Russell Shaw
Unfortunately, many Catholics think only priests and nuns have vocations. The truth is that God calls each of us by name, asking us to fulfill...
Russell Shaw
If you think "progressive" Catholics are losing ground, they're only changing tactics.