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Cherie Peacock
The small, ragged girl sat sobbing beneath the low branches of an olive tree. Her life had changed dramatically and she was learning quickly...
As a discerning media consumer, I reject Russell Shaw’s opinions that 1) "papal rhetoric" on the media by Popes Gregory XVI and Pius IX should...
Pete Vere
With the enticing music of his pipe, the Pied Piper of legend lured young people away from their homes and families into the side of a mountain...
Sophia Sproule
We often hear that it’s not worth getting upset about fiction. But fiction fails if it doesn’t convince us to accept the world presented at...
Carl Olson
You gotta believe. But in what? And where does belief come from? It’s trendy to call people of religious faith irrational, weak-minded, and...
Gregory R. Beabout
Does freedom mean liberty or license? Contemporary secular dialogue loudly extols the right to freedom while denouncing any moral law as...
Cherie Peacock
Rhetoric has taken on ugly connotations in our day. "Empty" is usually the word that precedes it, and we never hear about "full" or "...
Gregory R. Beabout
We have inherited the Enlightenment dichotomy of the head and the heart, which brings with it a skepticism about any means of persuasion other...
Russell Shaw
"Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers another," G.K. Chesterton quipped. Today the news media are in the midst of a profound...
Fr. Frank Pavone
Jesus said “love your neighbor as yourself”—right after he said to love God with your whole being. But does love involve keeping mum about sin...