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When I visited Erbil, Iraq, in December with a congressional delegation determined to find out why Christians had often been excluded from U.S.... (Read more)
When it was announced that the Vatican would open a commission into the question of women deacons, my initial response was unenthusiastic. I agree... (Read more)
Representatives from the Holy See and other Catholic orders gathered in Geneva last month to acknowledge and observe the Dominican who helped form... (Read more)

A New Year’s Revolution

By Tina McCormick, PhD

Resolutions: there are many this time of year, as in any year. Be it plans to exercise, to be healthy, or otherwise successful, our ambitions know... (Read more)
The latest meeting of Pope Francis' “Council of Cardinals” has just ended and, according to Vatican spokesperson Greg Burke, “missionary impulse”... (Read more)
Baltimore has spent the last year trying to heal from the wounds of division. But now a divisive proposal threatens to create more disunity.... (Read more)

On Voting

By Father Christopher J. Pollard

“Spit on it and use it”, once said a wise old priest in the seminary about money. The same can be said about your vote. In and of itself it is not... (Read more)

A Sacred Dream

By Paul Badde

It was a single word that brought about the decisive split between the Eastern and Western churches. It happened in May 581, at the Council of... (Read more)
Two young men were ordained Catholic priests last Friday in Ankawa, Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, for the Chaldean Catholic Church. Louis... (Read more)
Mother Teresa, the most recent Catholic saint, is, indeed, a saint for all. Catholic, or not, people around the world know Mother Teresa of... (Read more)

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