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One in a million: reflections on NY's Reproductive Health Act

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Feb 1, 2019

By Katie Trudeau

Has anyone ever told you in life, “you’re one in a million”? For me, that sentence has a whole new... Read more

Pakistanis protest Nov. 2, 2018 in Lahore, shortly after the nation's supreme court acquitted Asia Bibi of blasphemy charges.

Can Asia Bibi remain acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan?

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Jan 28, 2019

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

This Tuesday a three-judge panel of Pakistan’s Supreme Court will decide whether to reconsider its acquittal of a Pakistani Christian... Read more

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On gene editing

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Dec 20, 2018

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

A Chinese scientist, Jiankui He, last month announced the birth of twin babies whose genes he claims to have modified... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Threefold Uniqueness from Day One

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Dec 5, 2018

By Luke Burgis

In September, we invited world-renowned painter Igor Babailov—the artist behind official paintings of Pope Benedict XVI and several world leaders—to... Read more

Book Review: Mind, Heart, & Soul

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Nov 27, 2018

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

Giving thanks for the Church

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Nov 21, 2018

By Maureen Ferguson

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

A mother's reflections on the youth synod

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Oct 29, 2018

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

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

Book Review: When Women Pray

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Oct 3, 2018

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

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Why I signed the women's letter to the pope

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Sep 10, 2018

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

With McCarrick, timing is everything

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Jul 27, 2018

By Pia de Solenni

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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Three things Pope Francis can do on clerical sexual abuse

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Jul 11, 2018

By Christopher Altieri

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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Looking Forward to Religious Freedom Week

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Jun 20, 2018

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

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May 22, 2018

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

All are called to holiness, even lawyers

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Apr 21, 2018

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

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Apr 10, 2018

By Ed Condon

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

Looking back at the last five years with Pope Francis

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Mar 13, 2018

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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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Book review - "Scalia Speaks"

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Nov 2, 2017

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

Blaming Columbus Misses the Lessons of History

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Oct 9, 2017

By Patrick Mason

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.

What a papal visit means to Colombians

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Sep 8, 2017

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

Removing Catholic school’s statues may be necessary

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Sep 6, 2017

By Dr. Dan Guernsey

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