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My Journey out of the Lefebvre Schism

If you're a Catholic who's faithful to the Church's teaching Magisterium, you've probably met up with followers of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre's 1988 schism, known as the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX). 

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If God is Love, Why Must We Die?

God is Love! This is the most glorious and welcomed notion in all of Christian theology. Man must die! This is the most vexing and most unwelcomed realization in the domain of human existence. How can a loving God allow his beloved creature, made in his own image, to die? This is the central paradox of existential theology and a philosophical riddle well worth considering during this month of the holy souls.

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Myth Become Fact

One need not accept the historicity of the Gospels on blind faith. It is eminently reasonable to believe that in Jesus Christ, born in Bethlehem, the deepest yearnings of mankind, expressed in so many various mythological modes, have been fulfilled.

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The Male Priesthood: The Argument From Sacred Tradition

In May of 1994 John Paul II promulgated Ordinatio Sacerdotalis which declared definitely that the Catholic priesthood is reserved for males. Hence, the question Why can there not be women priests? has now been answered in a definitive way. While Catholics are not to question the teaching of the Magisterium on this matter, the time is ripe for all interested to come to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Churchs teaching.

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The Bible: Myth or History?

"Yes and No" is Peter Kreeft's answer to so many religion texts which leave students thinking of religion as little more than a dull and boring rehash of things everyone already knows. Kreeft's book asks hard questions, great questions, and then answers them convincingly.

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Communion Questions Just Keep Coming

Tuesday is my day to field questions on the nationally syndicated Catholic Answers Live call-in radio program. Almost every week someone asks whether a non-Catholic may receive Communion at a Catholic parish or a Catholic may take the Lords Supper at a non-Catholic church. My answer always begins with Canon 844 of the Code of Canon Law.

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Nazis and Church Locked Horns Early

While the Nazi regime is most often identified with anti-Semitism and the systemic murder of some 6 million Jews, Hitler's regime was also responsible for creating untold numbers of Christian martyrs.

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Science and Religion

I dont need your God; I have science to explain everything. Your religion is a crutch for weak minds. You use superstition; I use science. (Yes and No is Peter Kreeft's answer to so many religion texts which leave students thinking of religion as little more than a dull and boring rehash of things everyone already knows. Kreeft's book asks hard questions, great questions, and then answers them convincingly.)

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The Art of Teaching the Faith

What does it mean to say that the teaching of the faith is the work of the Holy Spirit? It means that the catechist cooperates in God the Fathers communication of His truth and love to His sons and daughters, most perfectly in the sending of the His only-begotten Son into the world for our salvation.

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