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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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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 Churchís original and most ancient feasts. This is a book to be prayed with and meditated on. Because when we understand the meaning of the Churchís 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...

Calvary is an unblinking, unforgettable film - The Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap

Calvary is the kind of film that leaves a theatre silent at the final credits. Itís not the silence of boredom or a morgue, but the silence of people collecting their emotions in order to breathe again. Read more...

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...


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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 wonít 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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