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Bellocís Infamous Phrase - Father James V. Schall, S. J.

No phrase by a Catholic has been more excoriated than that of Hilaire Belloc: "Europe is the faith and the faith is Europe." (1924)  Read more...

Benedict at Regensburg: Why It Still Matters - Samuel Gregg

Five years ago today (one day after 9/11ís fifth anniversary), a soft-spoken, 79-year-old former professor visiting his old university in Germany delivered a speech to a group of academics. In 30 minutes, it was all over. Forty-eight hours later, the world exploded.  Read more...

Black and white, or gray? - Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk

One widely-encountered idea today is that there is no black and white when it comes to morality, only a kind of "gray area."  Read more...

Bored to Death - R.J. Snell

In his book A Secular Age, Charles Taylor distinguishes between the enchanted and disenchanted worlds.   Read more...

Bring Back Stigma - Roger Scruton

It is now orthodox to regard social stigma as a form of oppression, to be discarded on our collective quest for inner freedom. But the political philosophers and novelists of former times would have been horrified by such a view.  Read more...

Called to Greatness: The Virtue of Magnanimity - Edward P. Sri

"The ways of the Lord are not comfortable. But we were not created for comfort, but for greatness."-Pope Benedict XVI  Read more...

Can Beauty Save the World? - Donald DeMarco

St. Thomas Aquinas did not bequeath to the world extensive treatises on the topic of beauty.   Read more...

Cardinal Dolan on Cultivating Freedom - Donald DeMarco

The issue of freedom is being hotly contested at present in American society. In order to shed some valuable light on the issue, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, has produced an eBook entitled, True Freedom: On Protecting Human Dignity and Religious Liberty.   Read more...

Catholicism: Not Ideology - George J. Marlin

Someone recently accused me of being a "Catholic ideologue" in a political discussion. My opponent was dumbfounded when I told him his claim was an "oxymoron."   Read more...

Chance and Spontaneity - Deacon Douglas McManaman

Many people in the world of science will often employ terms like 'indeterminacy', 'chance', 'probability', etc., and using knowledge from the world of science they will often attempt to draw philosophical conclusions about the nature of reality as a whole.  Read more...

Chastity: The Seventh Lively Virtue - Anthony Esolen

C. S. Lewis shrewdly noted, in The Four Loves, that the first casualty of a misplaced exaltation of eros is eros itself.  Read more...

China's Catholic Moment - Francesco Sisci

It is not an exaggeration to say we are near a Constantinian moment for the Chinese Empire, as the government looks to Christianity -- particularly Catholicism -- for an instrument of social cohesion.  Read more...

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.  Read more...

Clarifying 'Double Effect' - George Weigel

The recent controversy over the termination of a pregnancy at Phoenix's St. Joseph's Hospital, which Phoenix bishop Thomas Olmsted determined to have been a direct abortion and thus a grave moral evil, has generated a secondary controversy over the meaning of the Church's traditional moral principle of "double effect."   Read more...

Compassion - Donald DeMarco

Every virtue has its bogus pretenders. But there is no counterfeit that is more successful in obscuring the genuine article, especially in the present era, than false compassion.  Read more...

Conforming to Reality - Clifford Staples

The Good is what conforms to reality.  Read more...

Conscience - Deacon Douglas McManaman

The precept that every person has a duty to follow his own conscience is not in any way a promotion of individualism, much less moral relativism, that is, a "do your own thing" kind of morality.   Read more...

Conscience and Its Enemies: Introduction - Robert P. George

Robert P. George has been called "an indispensable man" (Touchstone), "one of the most incisive legal and moral thinkers working today" (First Things), "brilliant and learned" (Weekly Standard), and "this country's most influential conservative Christian thinker" (New York Times Magazine). His new book, Conscience and Its Enemies, shows why. The Catholic Education Resource Center is proud to offer the first excerpt from the book.  Read more...

Conscience/Feelings - Montague Brown

Although conscience may seem to be a kind of feeling, the moral demands that it makes on us reveal that its seat is in reason.  Read more...

Continence and Incontinence - Mortimer J. Adler

We cannot understand what it means to say that man is a rational animal without, at the same time, recognizing that a rational animal is a freak of nature.  Read more...

Cooking Up a Healthy Portion of Conscience - Donald DeMarco

One of the most misunderstood of all Church teachings is her doctrine on the nature and operation of conscience.   Read more...

Death and Sin - Peter Kreeft

There are three kinds of evil that I want to talk about: suffering, death and sin. What we fear most, most of the time, is suffering, then death, then sin Ė exactly the opposite of what it should be.  Read more...

Defending Religious Freedom in Full - George Weigel

We have arrived at a unique moment, and just perhaps a critical moment, in the history of the Catholic Church in the United States.   Read more...

Discussion/Argument - Montague Brown

In discussion, we deliberate for the sake of coming to the truth; in argument, we abandon the mutual pursuit of truth because our purpose is to triumph.   Read more...

Dogmatism - Mortimer J. Adler

In philosophy dogmatism is totally inappropriate.  Read more...


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