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Sheen and Hiroshima

The dropping of an atomic bomb on Japan on this date in 1945 provides an opportunity to consider how the unthinkable so often becomes thinkable and doable in the context of competing goods rather than through a direct embrace of evil.

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How the Apostles Spoke of the Beauty of Christ

One of the most frequently quoted passages from Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger's many writings is his famous assertion that the "only really effective apologia for Christianity comes down to two arguments, namely the saints the Church has produced and the art which has grown in her womb."

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Mary Harrington's Humane Revolution

A woman can only navigate a world that demands self-ownership and self-authorship by neutering herself. What makes a woman’s body distinctively womanly isn't a high femme presentation but the potential for biological hospitality and self-gift.

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Not Ready for Prime Time

As a teacher, I have met dozens of bright, beautiful, serious-minded young women keen on finding a husband, getting married, and starting a family.

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