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Russell Shaw
Isn’t secrecy in the Church an obstacle to accountability, participation, and other desirable things? But it is sometimes appropriate and even...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You only think you’re right.Truth is on my side. Sometimes the task of an apologist can seem more like verbal combat than making disciples of...
Peter A. Kwasniewski
There is an idea underlying most textbooks, television shows, and journalism that treats scientific subjects—scientific materialism. Its...
Christopher Kaczor
Americans are on the whole an optimistic people. In Europe,we are viewed as so many Little Orphan Annies, singing about “tomorrow.” But we...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Some Christians claim that Baptism is not necessary for salvation, that it is an empty ritual symbolizing the inner conversion that has already...
Catherine Brown Tkacz
Susanna could quote King David in her legal defense. St. Macrina taught two Church Fathers—her brothers. St. Catherine of Siena counseled popes...
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...
Mary Jo Anderson
As a national election looms in the U.S., the debate over same-sex "marriage" rights grows more and more contentious. Traditional marriage—as...
Joanna Bogle
Execute the sick, the elderly, the disabled. Suppress religious practice and free speech. These were official policies of Germany’s National...
Patrick C. Beeman
"Religion . . . comprises a series of wistful illusions," wrote Freud a century ago. Today many people subscribe to a similar view, one that...