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King’s Dream - Charles Colson

King's dream was to live in harmony with the moral law as God established it.   Read more...

Lance Armstrong: Win & Lose - Father Raymond J.  de Souza

Take inspiration from Armstrong, but not instruction.  Read more...

Leading from the Cross - George Weigel

Pope John Paul II is leading the Church from the cross. With pain and difficulty, but without embarrassment or complaint, Karol Wojtyla is spending out his life in witness to the truth on which he has staked his life.  Read more...

Lent — Have You Given Up on Giving Up? - Susan Vogt

A year ago, I was facing Lent — again.  I was ready to repeat the routine of what I usually do for Lent:  no sweets or complaining, extra prayer, and the usual fasting and abstinence.  I realized, though, that I wasn't growing or being challenged.  Read more...

Lent and its Discontents - Matthew Lickona

When I was confirmed at age fifteen, I took St. John the Baptist as my confirmation saint. ‘A voice crying out in the wilderness,’ I thought, full of adolescent pride. By Lent of 2003 I was a little older and a little more humble — if only as a result of years of sin and failure to do much crying out...  Read more...

Leo and John Paul are like brothers - Father Raymond de Souza

Earlier this week Pope John Paul II passed Pope Leo XIII on the papal longevity list, vaulting into third place in history, behind St. Peter himself and Blessed Pius IX (1846-1878).  Read more...

Lessons from an Archbishop’s Fall - George Weigel

For 50 difficult years, from Hitler’s invasion in 1939 until the communist crack-up in 1989, Polish Catholicism fought tenaciously and successfully for its independence, and Poland’s, by emphasizing the liberating power of the truth. That brilliant accomplishment must not be compromised now by a stubborn reluctance to face the full truth of those five decades.  Read more...

Lessons From Another ‘Long War’ - Peggy Noonan

The British stood their ground when they were under terror siege.  Read more...

Lessons of a Pontiff's Twilight - George Weigel

Five days before he left Poland for the conclave that was to elect him pope, Cardinal Karol Wojtyla attended a party celebrating the 20th anniversary of his consecration as a bishop.  Read more...

Life and Faith in Hell's Kitchen - William McGowan

An alternative in a city where 41% of pregnancies end in abortion.  Read more...

Light in a New Dark Age: Pope Benedict XVI - The Man and the Mission - George Weigel

Benedict XVI: The name is the program, and the name is the man.   Read more...

Lightening Our Burdens - Father Robert A Sirico

Recently, a 14-year-old in Michigan carried his younger brother on his back for 40 miles.   Read more...

Like Ripples on a Pond: On the Life of a Much Loved Friend - Iain T. Benson

To recall Richard now is to smile and realize that in a real way he is not gone and that what was within him is blazing, undiminished and unquenchable.  Read more...

Look at St. Francis to understand Pope Francis - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Those who are eager to understand who Pope Francis is, and what he might do, would be wise to look at the saint whose name he took, Francis of Assisi.  Read more...

Lourdes and the Modern World - George Weigel

One hundred fifty years ago, on Feb. 11, 1858, an illiterate, impoverished 14-year-old girl received the first of 18 visions of Mary, who eventually revealed herself to Bernadette Soubirous as "the Immaculate Conception."  Read more...

Love Among the Ruins - Matt Labash

Caring for orphans, ransoming hostages, burying the dead—it’s all in a day’s work for Father Rick Frechette.  Read more...

Love and the Kick Save - Donald DeMarco

Goalies are supposed to make saves: pad saves, stick saves, skate saves, and kick saves. It was the latter type, however — his very first, and one that took place away from the hockey rink and the roaring crowd — that was by far his most important, for it saved not merely a goal, but two lives.  Read more...

Love is stronger than death - Sophie Caldecott

The daughter of the noted British Catholic, Stratford Caldecott, now dying from prostate cancer, affirms a truth her father taught her by his whole life.  Read more...

Love, not biology: A Chinese-American Mother’s Day - William McGurn

Come Sunday morning, my wife and I will lie in bed as we hear the clatter of pans downstairs, the occasional yell for someone to butter the toast or get the eggs off the stove, followed by footsteps as they carry the finished tray upstairs.  Read more...

Magdi Allam rejected Islam and atheism - Michael Coren

The remarkable Indian Christian philosopher Ravi Zacharias tells a compelling story of his encounter with a white, liberal American academic who had embraced Buddhism.   Read more...

Making a Difficult Choice - Theresa A. Thomas

In April 2005, I was diagnosed with cancer. It was just two weeks after the birth of my ninth baby, and days after my youngest brother's death in a car accident.   Read more...

Making Room at the Inn - Jennifer Roback Morse

The self-sufficient, autonomous individual is at the heart of America's economic and political institutions. But some people are legitimately dependent on others.  Read more...

Making the Church matter in Quebec - Rev. Raymond J. de Souza

Last week Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Archbishop of Quebec City, made front-page news across the country with his open letter asking forgiveness for the sins of the past.   Read more...

Mama Said - Mike Aquilina

Mama said there'd be days like this.  Read more...

Manners and Holiness - Tom Howard

My wife and I have a friend, a lady — and “lady” is the right word here — who is what earlier centuries, especially in England, would have called “high-born.”  Read more...


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