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What I do and why

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Mar 10, 2011

By Robert R. Reilly

What do I do as a music critic? Why do I do it? Perhaps these are questions you have never... Read more

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Bieber Fever

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Mar 8, 2011

By Christopher Stefanick

Okay, I admit it.  I have Bieber Fever.  I caught it from my preteen daughter after I took her to... Read more

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It is time for the Church to face up to the crisis of spousal abandonment

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Mar 4, 2011

By Hilary Towers, Ph.D.

Imagine your brother Jim discovers that his wife of 17 years, mother to their four children, is leaving him for... Read more

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A Safe Place

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Mar 1, 2011

By Robert R. Reilly

Dr. Bernard Nathanson, once the foremost abortionist in the United States and then perhaps abortion's most effective opponent, died Feb.... Read more

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From Peter to Clement to ... Benedict

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Feb 22, 2011

By Dr. Scott Hahn

On Feb. 22, the Church celebrates the feast of the Chair of St. Peter, Apostle.  Read more

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Musical America

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Feb 3, 2011

By Robert R. Reilly

American music is characterized by a sense of openness, expansive vistas, expectancy, and optimism, offset by a deep sense of... Read more

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Time after time - 1/11/11

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Jan 11, 2011

By Brian Caulfield

If I believed in some sort of harmonic convergence in the universe, I would post this blog entry at 11:11... Read more

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Dysfunctional love songs

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Jan 10, 2011

By Christopher Stefanick

The lessons packed in the love songs that are getting the most radio play today all seem to have a... Read more

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2010 in music

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Jan 6, 2011

By Robert R. Reilly

Here, in brief, are the musical treasures of 2010. Read more

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Gay support groups in public schools aren’t the best solution

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Dec 17, 2010

By Christopher Stefanick

It’s hard to imagine the confusion of a teenager who is convinced that he’s gay. More unimaginable is the pain... Read more

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Finding your own ‘Joseph Moments’

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Dec 8, 2010

By Brian Caulfield

Mary and Jesus are the proper focus of Christmas, when we sing “Round yon Virgin Mother and Child.” Amid the... Read more

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Viva criminalità, viva Italia

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Dec 6, 2010

By Robert R. Reilly

Strange. I don't feel like a criminal. But Mark Twain, in his newly released Autobiography (published, as he wished, a... Read more

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Catholic school in Haiti leading fight against cholera

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Nov 9, 2010

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This has been a trying year for all Haitians.  The bulk of promised international aid has yet to arrive, buildings... Read more

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Musical Oktoberfest

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Oct 29, 2010

By Robert R. Reilly

I grow old (but shall not wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled), and my interest in Anton Bruckner's music... Read more

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True compassion can face the brokenness of abortion

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Oct 5, 2010

By Fr. Mike Shields

When I was first ordained to the priesthood, a young woman came to me. She had an abortion earlier in... Read more

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'Inside' Outside for Mahler and Mozart

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Oct 5, 2010

By Robert R. Reilly

I go outside for InsideCatholic occasionally, and most recently journeyed across the pond to essay the musical life in London,... Read more

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Ten Questions with ‘The Closing of the Muslim Mind’ author Robert R. Reilly

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Aug 30, 2010

By Robert R. Reilly

Robert R. Reilly is the author of The Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist.... Read more

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When Islam Abandoned Reason: A Conversation with Robert Reilly

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Aug 16, 2010

By Robert R. Reilly

What happened to Islamic civilization? How did we get from Avicenna and Cordoba to Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda?... Read more

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This Just In: Civilization Ends

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Aug 10, 2010

By Robert R. Reilly

When do you know it's over? When do you know that civilization has collapsed inwardly to such an irreparable extent... Read more

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Summer Potpourri

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Aug 3, 2010

By Robert R. Reilly

There is much to catch up on for your summer listening pleasure. Read more