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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...
Matthew A.C. Newsome
Do unbaptized babies go to heaven? A recent document by a panel of theologians causes a stir, as media outlets report—erroneously—that the...
Melinda Selmys
The Christian account of Creation is so deeply woven into our culture that we may scarcely think of it at all. But as fallen creatures we must...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
"Catholics are idolaters." "Catholic feasts have pagan origins." For 21 centuries, a variety of camps have slapped the “pagan” label on the...
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...
Joanna Bogle
In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI announced a new bridge across the Tiber, an opportunity for Anglicans who wished to retain aspects of their liturgy...
Christopher Check
The persecution of the Catholic faith is as old as the faith itself. But few Americans are aware of the scourge visited on the faithful in...
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...
Christopher Kaczor
"Love is not merely a sentiment," writes Pope Benedict in his first encyclical, Deus Caritas Est. "A sentiment can be a marvelous first spark,...
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
The early Christians established the first institutionalized system for the care of widows, orphans, the sick, and the poor. The Church has...