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"Suffering unleashes love."

- Saint John Paul II


Why Purity Matters

A meditation on the pure man - Anthony Esolen

Where have all the angels gone?

The Battle for Purity - Edward Sri

The battle for purity is ultimately fought deep in the recesses of the human heart.

Purity: Youth Restored - Anthony Esolen

Modern man is like the character Marcus in the book Quo Vadis. He no longer knows what his body is for.

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The end of the world - Father George W. Rutler

It is my opinion as I write this on the evening of September 15, that the world will not end tonight. Read more...

Navigating Today's Insane Educational System - J. Budziszewski

J. Budziszewski talks with students about political correctness, academic freedom, religious conversion, and why every thinking person should pursue the liberal arts. Read more...

How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture - The Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

It's in seeking Jesus Christ with all our hearts that culture is built and society is renewed. Read more...

Trusting in truth - Pope Benedict XVI

The human being does not trust God.

Ephphatha - Pope Benedict XVI

We all know that a person's closure and isolation do not only depend on the sense organs. Read more...

Freedom of Conscience - Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy makes some distinctions to help a primarily non-religious audience (a Rotary Club) understand why freedom of conscience is so important and why it must be protected. Read more...

Q & A with Cardinal Donald Wuerl on the new book The Feasts - Cardinal Donald Wuerl

The feasts have an outsized importance in Christianity. They teach doctrine. They form culture. They deliver the truths and mysteries of the life of Jesus Christ in a way that's delightful and memorable. Read more...

The Feasts: Introduction - Cardinal Donald Wuerl & Mike Aquilina

"Cardinal Wuerl and Aquilina show us the transformative spiritual power in the Church’s original and most ancient feasts. This is a book to be prayed with and meditated on. Because when we understand the meaning of the Church’s liturgical feasts, we know better the great dignity and destiny we have as children of God." - Most Reverend José Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles Read more...

What Is Distinct About Catholicism? - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

Three factors that set the one, holy, Catholic and apostolic Church apart from all other religions and sects. Read more...

Michael Novak's Moral Compass - Mark Michalski

When Michael Novak was writing The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism, I was fortunate to have worked as his assistant. Read more...

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Pope tells Jews: 'now it's our turn' to suffer - The Telegraph
'First it was your turn and now it is our turn,' Pope Francis tells Jewish leaders as the Islamic State continues to persecute Christians in Iraq and Syria.

A Tour of the Pope's Home - aleteia
A peek inside daily life at the Casa Santa Marta.

Cardinals jousting in public? Been there, done that - Crux
The exchange will be genteel and indirect, which won’t make the disagreement any less real, but it will require some decoding for outsiders to penetrate.

Wide Gaps over Teaching Faith, Tolerance, Obedience - Pew Center
Faith matters to the Right but not to the Left; libs love tolerance, cons not so much; and everybody thinks people ought to be responsible.

Mariam update - Fox news
The Sudanese Christian woman, once sentenced to death for apostasy, talks to Megyn Kelly about her experience in prison and her new life in America.

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