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Cherie Peacock
In his diocese, there are no liturgy wars because no fiddling is allowed. There is no heresy because anyone who speaks in a Catholic setting...
Christopher Kaczor
If God is all good and all powerful, how can he allow suffering? The question is most pressing when the pain is most acute, and at that point,...
Frank X. Blisard
It is difficult to name another Catholic doctrine of as hallowed antiquity as the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit that is subject to such benign...
Carl Olson
What is the Christian virtue of hope? Certainly it is not the doomed secular attempt to achieve human perfection through technological or...
Greg Mockeridge
In secular discussions about self-esteem, virtue goes almost unmentioned. But for the Christian, obedience to God is the key to self-esteem.
Karl Keating
I confess I had mixed feelings about the flags, banners, and bumper stickers that sprouted up everywhere after September 11. Patriotism is a...
Virtue ReduxIt is a common practice in American culture to put good words to bad use. The classic example is love: There was a time...
J. Steven Covington
Some would say Jesus' admonition in Matthew 5:48 to "be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect" isn't realistic. Are we really expected to...
Leslie Ryland
Last summer Tim and I vacationed in the mountains with Tim’s brother Mark, Mark’s wife, Katie, and their then five children. Our Rebecca was...
Karl Keating
He was a long-time confidant, a spiritual father, an indefatigable priest.