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Mother Teresa.

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

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Sep 4, 2017

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

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

Byzantine Church /

Should Married Men be Ordained to the Priesthood?

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Jun 29, 2017

By Tom Wells

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

Official book cover: That Nothing May be Lost /

Book Review - "That Nothing May be Lost"

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Jun 13, 2017

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

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

Pro-life Feminism: Grandma’s Revolution

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Jun 8, 2017

By Jeanne Marie Hathway

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

Book review - "Strangers in a Strange Land"

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May 21, 2017

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

Woven into the fabric of American society, present in every milieu, and taking some part in all the complicated ways... Read more

Republicans’ repeal and replace bill violates religious liberty

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May 17, 2017

By Brad Hahn

Despite all the back-slapping going on in Washington, the Republicans’ alleged repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act with... Read more

"Littlest Suffering Souls" official book cover /

Book Review - "Littlest Suffering Souls"

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May 8, 2017

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Rather than taking on complex political or moral issues of the day as he is so skillfully able to do,... Read more

Syrian refugee girl.

Iraq’s Christian refugees face double discrimination

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Apr 27, 2017

By Pat McCarthy

Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians, who once made up one of the largest Christian communities in the Middle East,... Read more

St. Augustine in his Study /

From Amenemope to St. Augustine - reflections for Holy Week

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Apr 12, 2017

By Charles Mercier

“As Christ laid down his life for us, so we too ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.”... Read more

The Pain beneath the Cross

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Apr 3, 2017

By Tina McCormick, PhD

As Catholics, we are not thin-skinned when we encounter and personally experience pain. We are taught about the redemptive qualities... Read more

Louis and Zelie Martin. Public Domain image.

What the Martin family teaches us about tremendous suffering

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Mar 22, 2017

By Cassandra Hackstock

Abuse, terminal illness, the death of a child, emotional torment: each an astounding difficulty in its own right. But did... Read more

Jordanian troops and UNHCR officials help bring Syrian refugees to Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp.

Christian Genocide Survivors Deserve Support and Priority

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Feb 20, 2017

By Andrew Walther

When I visited Erbil, Iraq, in December with a congressional delegation determined to find out why Christians had often been... Read more

Deaconesses: Are We Asking The Right Questions?

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Feb 15, 2017

By Caitlin Marchand

When it was announced that the Vatican would open a commission into the question of women deacons, my initial response... Read more

Father Francisco de Vitoria OP, a moralist and natural law teacher, founder of Spanish late scholasticism and the school of Salamanca, and one of the "fathers" of international law. Photo: (C) Pax Pr

The Little Known Story of a Dominican Who Helped Found the UN 

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Feb 9, 2017

By Christian Peschken

Representatives from the Holy See and other Catholic orders gathered in Geneva last month to acknowledge and observe the Dominican... Read more

A New Year’s Revolution

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Jan 5, 2017

By Tina McCormick, PhD

Resolutions: there are many this time of year, as in any year. Be it plans to exercise, to be healthy,... Read more

2016 – A year that saw the Holy See and China building bridges

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Dec 18, 2016

By Monsignor Anthony Figueiredo

The latest meeting of Pope Francis' “Council of Cardinals” has just ended and, according to Vatican spokesperson Greg Burke, “missionary... Read more

Christopher Columbus, by Sebastiano del Piombo, 1519.

Abolishing Columbus Day will advance division and faulty history

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Dec 2, 2016

By Eugene F. Rivers, III

Baltimore has spent the last year trying to heal from the wounds of division. But now a divisive proposal threatens... Read more

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On Voting

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Oct 18, 2016

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... Read more

Mass and Divine Liturgy at the Shrine of the Holy Face in Manoppello, Italy on Sept. 18, 2016.

A Sacred Dream

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Sep 22, 2016

By Paul Badde

It was a single word that brought about the decisive split between the Eastern and Western churches. It happened in... Read more

Ordinations in Ankawa.

Ordinations in Ankawa convey to Iraqi Christians hope for the future

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Sep 19, 2016

By Charles Mercier

Two young men were ordained Catholic priests last Friday in Ankawa, Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, for the Chaldean... Read more