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Paul Thigpen
When the newly baptized Juanillo took a second wife, Fray Pedro admonished him to live the Christian life he professed. The next morning, the...
Michael Trueman JCL
Not enough priests. Diocese in bankruptcy. Urban flight. Vanishing ethnic communities. For these reasons and others, parish closings and...
Fr. Paul Scalia
We live in difficult times—times that require us to be joyful warriors in God’s army. But it’s easy to allow ourselves to become battle-weary...
Carl Olson
How can an atheist explain love? After all, if there is no God and no spiritual realm, then all that exists is the material world. Biology may...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
When it comes to the tough questions, we want to go to a reliable authority for answers, but how do we know if the authority is reliable? One...
John Henry Crosby
Philosophy often has denigrated the role of the emotions in human life, lumping them with the bodily passions and emotional states. But the...
Alice Von Hildebrand
No. We should be indifferent to things that don’t matter, but we should never be indifferent to people. The proper attitude to persons—who have...
Christopher Kaczor
As Christians we are called upon to care for our less fortunate brothers and sisters and to work for a more just society. Catholics often...
Donald DeMarco
When I was in junior high school, a fellow student won an oratorical contest by expatiating on the theme, "A Bomb of Peace." If bombs can...
Christopher Check
Most Americans have never heard of the Battle of Lepanto, although it was the most important naval contest in human history. Even most...