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Pete Vere
Excommunication is a term that gets a lot of press these days. Most Catholics, however—and certainly the secular press—have only a tenuous g....
Jacqueline Rapp
Facebook is a fascinating vehicle. I've come across so many people people who knew me in my past, before Easter 1995—when I came into full...
Michael Trueman JCL
Not enough priests. Diocese in bankruptcy. Urban flight. Vanishing ethnic communities. For these reasons and others, parish closings and...
Pete Vere
"Why does the Catholic Church excommunicate doctors who perform abortions?" "Am I still obligated to attend Mass on Sunday if my car is in the...
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
The Inquisition, Galileo, the Crusades: Rebutting the attacks is full-time work for Catholic historians. But sins of omission are as big a...
Pete Vere
What is canon law and why is it so important? What is a canon lawyer? Why does the Church have a Code of Canon Law? Can the pope resign from...
Edward Peters
The now-infamous case of Terri Schiavo—the brain-damaged Catholic woman in Florida whose husband, Michael, wants to eliminate her—has been...
Jimmy Akin
You’ve seen the bumper stickers: "Skateboarding is not a crime." Catholic homeschoolers may want to start their own variation of the phrase....
Edward Peters
Pope John Paul II's recent publication of instructions on the conduct of the next papal conclave, the conclave that will elect his successor,...
Edward Peters
Most people think of canon lawyers as bespectacled, gray-haired monsignors who sit in dark paneled rooms and quote Latin verses from authors...