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"Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important."

- C.S.Lewis

 

Robert P. George and the courage we need

Ashamed of the Gospel? - Robert P. George

The days of acceptable Christianity are over. The days of comfortable Catholicism are past.

Robert P. George takes students’ questions - Robert P. George

Professor George recently took questions from a group of ivy league students about the fun of disrupting campus group-think, challenging the "dogmas of liberalism", the marriage debate, and much more.



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The Fulfillment of All Desire - Ralph Martin

The whole purpose of our creation, the whole purpose of our redemption is so that we may be fully united with God in every aspect of our being. Read more...

Called to holiness - Ralph Martin

Jesus summed up his teaching in a startling and unambiguous call to His followers: "You, therefore, must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect" (Mt. 5:48). Read more...

The peaceful path to liberty - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Why are Palestinians still, in 2014, choosing the path of violent force when other more secure paths to independence and autonomy have proved more successful? Read more...

We cannot avoid making judgments - Bishop David McGough

When we avoid a rush to destructive judgment and accusation we allow the possibility that the good within us might ultimately flourish and come to fruition. Read more...

The Consequences of Redefining Marriage - Ryan T. Anderson

There are good reasons why conjugal unions have been distinguished from all others since antiquity. Read more...

Jesus' Sweet and Light Yoke - Father John Tauler, O.P.

Now, to what people is this yoke sweet and light, as they accept it and bear it along? Read more...

Moral clarity in Gaza - Charles Krauthammer

Rarely does international politics present a moment of such moral clarity. Read more...

NFP: The Myth of the “Contraceptive Mentality” - Father Ryan Erlenbush

It should be clear that a couple who uses (or even misuses) natural family planning will never be in danger of a falling into a contraceptive mentality. Read more...

We were wrong, says former regulator of Dutch euthanasia - Theo Boer

In 2001 The Netherlands was the first country in the world to legalize euthanasia and, along with it, assisted suicide. Read more...

False Extremes and the Christian Way Forward - John Zmirak

Most people get virtue wrong.  They think that it is simply the opposite of sin — when in fact the opposite of a sin is usually another kind of sin, just as the opposite of going too far west is going too far east. Read more...


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Archbishop Chaput confirms pope to visit Philadelphia in September 2015 - Catholic Review
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. next year, even though the Philadelphia Archdiocese still has not received official confirmation from the Vatican.

Vatican revising canon law on abuse penalties, cardinal says - NCReporter
The Vatican is revising a section of the Code of Canon Law on penalties related to abuse to make those norms and procedures clearer and effective.

Death row Christian woman flies from Sudan to Rome, meets Pope Francis - Reuters
A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, flew to Rome on Thursday and hours later met the pope.

Hospice providers give care, comfort to elderly - OSV Newsweekly
“It’s so important that they know that they can trust us to take care of their loved ones. . .not just take care of them, but do it in a way that they can go to bed at night and know Mom and Dad lived until natural death.”

From Rome to Santiago de Compostela With Love - NCRegister
Augustin Peña Gago calls his pilgrimage Il Mio Camino.

We must welcome Christians fleeing the Middle East - Catholic Herald
The Arab world will soon be an entirely Muslim one, though it will hardly be peaceful, as the various strands of Islam fight it out amongst themselves.





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