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5 Facts about Michael Novak

The theologian, scholar, and writer Michael Novak died yesterday at the age of 83. Novak was one of the most influential Catholic thinkers of his generation, and an indefatigable champion of free enterprise, democracy, and liberty.

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Synod-talk, again

I've been asked dozens of times why John Paul was such a Pied Piper for the young, especially when, in his latter years, he didn't look like what youth culture imagines to be a "celebrity."

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Herbert Kappler

Herbert Kappler is perhaps best known as the villain of a dramatic World War II rescue story that is well attested historically and perhaps most memorably dramatized by Christopher Plummer in the 1983 movie "The Scarlet and the Black".

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