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Cherie Peacock
As I write this, the announcement has just been made that Archbishop Gomez has been chosen to shepherd Los Angeles—a welcome reminder that God...
Cherie Peacock
A year from now, This Rock will celebrate 20 years of publication. In the publishing world, that’s right around the corner, so we are already...
Cherie Peacock
"You seem like a very spiritual person," I’m told from time to time when I meet someone new. I’m sure you’ve had the same experience. Sometimes...
Cherie Peacock
A good friend was speaking to me about growing up in her family. She has great parents, so I am always eager to hear about them. She told me...
Cherie Peacock
Irreverence is quite cool at the moment. A film or theater critic who wants to praise a work will say it is "an irreverent look at [some...
Cherie Peacock
Telling the truth is one of our most serious moral obligations. One of the great things about working for This Rock is that we get to talk...
Cherie Peacock
When a Fundamentalist church down the street put anti-Catholic tracts on windshields during Mass at his local parish, Karl Keating didn’t just...
Cherie Peacock
There are people in this country who believe there is a constitutional right to kill an infant in the womb. One of them is our commander in...
Cherie Peacock
The well-ordered human existence, including especially its social dimension, is essentially based on the well-ordered language employed. A well...
Cherie Peacock
The healthcare debate and the Notre Dame scandal have put the U.S. bishops in the spotlight quite a bit recently, often showing them to be...