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Franz Wright

Franz Wright

John Janaro

Franz Wright (1953-2015), Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Catholic convert, struggled with addiction...

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The Sexual Revolution Turns Ugly

The Sexual Revolution Turns Ugly

Stephen Baskerville

Initially promising freedom, like all revolutions, the Sexual Revolution has entered something like ...

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As the Bard might say….

As the Bard might say….

George Weigel

Four centuries after his death, Shakespeare remains a peerless playwright because of his remarkable ...

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On giving a certain sound

On giving a certain sound

Father George Rutler

The Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas has been made a shrine, for the massacre there has l...

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The Religion of Rights

The Religion of Rights

Roger Scruton

European civilisation is marked through and through by Christ's two commandments, to love God ...

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"Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too)" - Introduction

"Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too)…

Brandon Vogt

"Brandon Vogt's "Why I Am Catholic (and You Should Be Too" lives up to its cheeky title. It is clear...

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Don't dismiss Catholic schools out of hand – I've seen them pass on the faith

Don't dismiss Catholic schools out of hand – I've …

Stephen Bullivant

My daughter's primary school is brilliant at upholding a Catholic ethos.

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Don't despair of Catholic primary schools — I know one that’s found a great way to get children to pray

Don't despair of Catholic primary schools — I know…

Stephen Bullivant

Sometimes we all need a little encouragement to cultivate good habits.

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The least religious generation in U.S. history: A reflection on Jean Twenge's "Igen"

The least religious generation in U.S. history: A …

Bishop Robert Barron

Jean Twenge's book iGen is one of the most fascinating — and depressing — texts I've read ...

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Why the Light of Purity is Needed to See the Mystery of Sex

Why the Light of Purity is Needed to See the Myste…

Dietrich von Hildebrand

Simplicity, sincerity and humility — and especially reverence — are essential to true pu...

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Never forget the bloody horrors of the English Reformation

Never forget the bloody horrors of the English Ref…

Dominic Selwood

Amid celebrations of the Reformation's 500th anniversary, we should remember the mass persecutions o...

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Fantasizing about Illusions

Fantasizing about Illusions

Father George Rutler

Annals new and old are filled with quotations that most people can recognize. 

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Andrew and the Exceptionality of Jesus

Andrew and the Exceptionality of Jesus

Monsignor Luigi Giussani

What does "exceptional" mean?

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The Joy of the Saints

The Joy of the Saints

Ronda Chervin

The depth of joy which the saint experiences cannot be separated from his conviction of the reality ...

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Dedication to the Church

Dedication to the Church

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger

The future of the Church can and will issue from those whose roots are deep and who live from the pu...

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What we learned from the Russian Revolution

What we learned from the Russian Revolution

Father Raymond J. de Souza

That day in November 1917 when Vladimir Lenin and his Bolsheviks seized power in Russia may have bee...

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A good guide for us this Advent

A good guide for us this Advent

Father Peter John Cameron, O.P.

A good guide for us this Advent is Simone Well (1909-1943) — the French philosopher whom T. S. Eliot...

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Solzhenitsyn's cathedrals

Solzhenitsyn's cathedrals

Gary Saul Morson

On the literary works of Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

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The Way of Che

The Way of Che

Theodore Dalrymple

The Irish Post Office has issued a stamp to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Ern...

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Murderers' Row, Soviet-style

Murderers' Row, Soviet-style

George Weigel

One hundred years ago, on November 7, 1917, Lenin and his Bolshevik Party expropriated the chaotic R...

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