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Jeffrey A. Mirus
What are the limits of a bishop’s teaching authority? Nowadays, the U.S. bishops’ conference seems to have something to say about almost every...
Fr. Frank Pavone
Laws are necessary for a just society. But when the government passes laws that are contrary to justice itself, are we still required to obey...
Christopher Kaczor
In Evangelium Vitae John Paul II declared the need for capital punishment to be "rare, if not practically nonexistent." His statement created...
Gregory R. Beabout
The charge is ubiquitous:Why does the Church spend its time preaching outmoded sexual mores when it should be promoting world peace and social...
Karl Keating
The photograph appears in Christopher Hibbert’s London: The Biography of a City. It is captioned "Match seller, 1905." It shows a man leaning...
This letter is not for any article in particular. I just wanted to say thank you for your magazine. I am a recently ordained priest (June ‘06)...
Matthew E. Bunson
On May 1, 1991, Pope John Paul II issued Centesimus Annus, his second social encyclical and his ninth encyclical overall, in which he announced...
Leon J. Suprenant
Ever heard someone called a “a social-justice Catholic”? Misnomer or not, the term implies an adherence to political ideology over Christian...
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
The early Christians established the first institutionalized system for the care of widows, orphans, the sick, and the poor. The Church has...
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...