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Melinda Selmys
“It depends on what the meaning of the word is is.” It appears that society has moved beyond reasonable discourse—indeed, that we’re living in...
Christopher Check
Cell phones, iPads, Twitter, and broadband access: We’re the most plugged-in civilization in all of history. But the cost of all that...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You’ve probably met a believer whose faith is modeled on that practiced by the “early Christians”—a simple, unstructured church that, according...
Fr. William Dillard
Since Vatican II gallons of ink have been spilled in the “liturgy wars.” Considering the disregard for the Council’s instructions on the Mass,...
Joanna Bogle
Do pomp and pageantry challenge would-be converts? A reverent Mass celebrated with full solemnity is never a bad thing: It may touch hearts in...
Ron Rychlak
In scholarly writing three dots signify omitted text. While a perfectly valid shorthand, the ellipsis can be abused to further the writer’s...
Jeffrey A. Mirus
Couples often emerge from their “engaged encounters” aglow with the prospect of living out the procreative and unitive meaning of marriage—one...
Russell Shaw
For American Catholics, the last decade—marked by scandal, cover-ups, and fierce division—oft seems the worst of times. But it’s arguable that...
Kenneth D. Whitehead
Benedict XVI’s historic visit to the United Kingdom in 2010 was supposed to fail. Instead, the pope drew huge crowds and even made the British...
Leon J. Suprenant
Can anything good come from the Age of Technology? (Pace, Mr. Check.) The Holy Father thinks so. And so do a lot of Catholics, who are finding...