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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Book Review: Mind, Heart, & Soul

The Catholic Church in the United States has received staggering blows of late. The sinful and criminal behavior of a... Read more

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By Maureen Ferguson

Giving thanks for the Church

It’s a great time to be Catholic. I mean that sincerely… in the sense of Dickens’ opening lines in A... Read more

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By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

A mother's reflections on the youth synod

As a Catholic mother of five young people, I have been watching the Youth Synod with great interest and praying... Read more

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Book Review: When Women Pray

Catholic women in the United States – indeed, all Catholics – now face a test of our faith. The scandals... Read more

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Why I signed the women's letter to the pope

Despite feeling humiliated and betrayed as a faithful Catholic, I am thankful for our summer of shame. I am grateful... Read more

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By Pia de Solenni

With McCarrick, timing is everything

Back in October, when Harvey Weinstein’s exploits [crimes] became public, those of us who have been supportive of the Catholic... Read more

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By Christopher Altieri

Three things Pope Francis can do on clerical sexual abuse

If there is one thing news from around the world has proven over the course of the first half of... Read more

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Looking Forward to Religious Freedom Week

The plight of persecuted Christians in the Middle East is shocking to American sensibilities. Because we are only occasionally reminded... Read more

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Movie review: “Pope Francis – A Man of his Word”

Renewed interest in Catholicism from the most surprising places in America, New York City and Hollywood, signals that a seemingly... Read more

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

All are called to holiness, even lawyers

Pope Francis last week issued a short letter about holiness. On the Call to Holiness in Today's World offers important... Read more

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By Ed Condon

Williamson debate should remind us: 'thou shalt not kill'

The recent outrage against Kevin Williamson’s conclusion that abortion should be treated as homicide, even if murder leads to execution,... Read more

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Looking back at the last five years with Pope Francis

This week marks the 5th anniversary of the pontificate of Pope Francis. He has surprised the Church – and the... Read more

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Book review - "Scalia Speaks"

Scalia Speaks:  Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived, a compilation of public speeches given by the late Supreme... Read more

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By Patrick Mason

Blaming Columbus Misses the Lessons of History

As a proud member of both the Osage Nation (the Ni-U-Kon-Ska, "People of the Middle Waters"), and the Knights of... Read more

Locals await the arrival of Pope Francis in Villavicencio, Colombia, Sept. 8, 2017.

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

What a papal visit means to Colombians

Pope Francis has arrived in Colombia for an unprecedented four-day trip. The press is highlighting the peace accord between the... Read more

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By Dr. Dan Guernsey

Removing Catholic school’s statues may be necessary

San Domenico School in San Anselmo, Calif., has voluntarily chosen to remove or relocate most of its Christian statues and... Read more

Mother Teresa.

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By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

Mother Teresa: An intercessor for the persecuted charitable works of the Church

The canonization of Mother Teresa a year ago by Pope Francis was a momentous occasion for Catholics. Every newly-made saint’s... Read more

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By Tom Wells

Should Married Men be Ordained to the Priesthood?

There are many and widely varied arguments as to whether or not married men should be ordained to the priesthood.... Read more

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By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Book Review - "That Nothing May be Lost"

Father Paul Scalia has compiled a series of his essays in a book, That Nothing May be Lost, that help... Read more

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By Jeanne Marie Hathway

Pro-life Feminism: Grandma’s Revolution

Every generation, feminists gather to recapitulate the state of women’s progress. At a Human Life Review sponsored event in New... Read more