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"For each one of you, as for the apostles, the encounter with the divine Teacher who calls you friends may be the beginning of an extraordinary venture: that of becoming apostles among your contemporaries to lead them to live their own experience of friendship with God, made Man, with God who has made himself my friend."

- Pope Benedict XVI


Ethics and Sex

Why a Christian Anthropology Makes a Difference - Peter Kreeft

It is simply impossible to agree on ethics, on how to act, on what is good and what is not, if you disagree about metaphysics or anthropology. And since ethics is unavoidable, so is anthropology.

Christian Anthropology versus the Sexual Revolution - Peter Kreeft

How does Christ revolutionize the Sexual Revolution? Not by turning back the clock, not by a new Victorianism, not by opposing religion to sex, but by showing their real and profound connection.

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A Tale of Two Churches - Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I.

For many years in America, the state basically kept its original promise to protect all religions and not to become a rival to them, a fake church. That is no longer the case. Read more...

We have to ask the world: Why are you silent? - Father George W. Rutler

I do not like most jargon, as it diminishes the creative power of the noble English language rightly used. Read more...

Roger Scruton's quotes - Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton on nonsense: Richard Dawkins, original sin, Islamism and more. Read more...

Regensburg Revisited: Faith, Reason and the Islamic State - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Regensburg was not so much the work of a professor or even a pope. It was the work of a prophet. Read more...

God and Suffering - Peter Kreeft

Isn't human suffering proof that a just, all-powerful God must not exist? On the contrary, says Boston College Professor of Philosophy Peter Kreeft. Read more...

Man as Pure Search - Regis Martin

Excerpt from The Beggar's Banquet: Personal Retreat on Christ, His Mother, the Spiritual Life, and the Saints. Read more...

The Content of Our Character: Ten Essential Virtues - Tom Lickona

What is the content of good character?  This is the first question a school must address in developing a quality character education program. Read more...

Democracy, Tyranny, and the Current Situation - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

Democracies seem naturally to tend to tyranny in two senses.  Read more...

Benedict XVI: Pope as Prophet - Father George W. Rutler

If a prophet is not without honor save in his own country, a great prophet is not without honor save in the whole world. Read more...

The Giver: Dark secrets of a world of perfection - Kevin Ryan

If you only go to one movie this fall, choose The GiverRead more...

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Missouri enacts 72-hr abortion waiting period - AP
Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's longest waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor's veto to enact a 72-hour delay that includes no exception for cases of rape or incest.

The Middle East’s Friendless Christians - New York Times
The Middle East’s increasingly beleaguered Christian communities have suffered from a fatal invisibility in the Western world.

James Foley: A Man for Others - Catholic Pulse
In losing his life to radical Islamist rebels who are mounting a war in Syria and Iraq, James Foley was punished for daring to show the world the tragic underbelly of terrorism among the impoverished and the victims of intolerant religious extremists.

The Illusion of Neutrality - Public Discourse
The secular state cannot be neutral in matters of religion.

What the War Truly Is - Catholic Thing
Some ambiguity has arisen in the Vatican – and in the White House – as to what is to be done about the barbarity currently taking place in the Middle East, which has shocked the whole world. And what to call it.

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