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What Time is it? The Feast of Christ the King and our Approach to Marking Time

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Nov 21, 2015

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Published on Catholic Online. Permission to republish given by the author. This Sunday we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King,... Read more

The scandal that wasn't

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Nov 4, 2015

By Alejandro Bermudez

Two books are about to hit the shelves this week, supposedly testing Pope Francis' Vatican's capacity to withstand fresh scandals.... Read more

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Family, the Synod and the Pope

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Oct 22, 2015

By Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie

The ever-popular Pope Francis received a rock-star welcome in the United States recently, doing what he usually does: challenging entrenched... Read more

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Pope Francis has done it again

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Oct 1, 2015

By Jennifer Manning

Pope Francis has done it again.  He has reminded us what it means to be an elected official, a leader,... Read more

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Treatise on Humane Politics: Highlighting Pope Francis’ Statements in the United States

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Oct 1, 2015

By Saliba Sarsar

At a time when there is much antagonism, polarization, pain, and inequity in the world, at a time when socially... Read more

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Pope Francis — a comforting, uncomfortable pope

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Sep 25, 2015

By Tina McCormick, PhD

Pope Francis is the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide. There are bound to be some who don’t like... Read more

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Our Missionary Pope Named Francis and Political Piracy

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Sep 24, 2015

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The word pirate calls to mind images from movies or books which often romanticized them. However, they were plunderers who... Read more

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Time to Rescue the Rule of Law from a Judicial Aristocracy

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Sep 23, 2015

By Mat Staver and Keith Fournier

The framers of the Constitution of the United States were not fond of unjust monarchs or aristocracies which showed no... Read more

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Pope Francis shines a light on mercy

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Sep 6, 2015

By Jennifer Manning

Pope Francis has called for an extraordinary Jubilee Year—typically, Jubilees are held every 25 years (the most recent was in... Read more

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Should Catholic nuns be forced to include contraceptives in their health insurance plans?

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Aug 18, 2015

By Stephanie Barclay

Should Catholic nuns be forced to include contraceptives in their health insurance plans?  The government thinks so and has spent... Read more

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The devil is in the details for the militant Michael Voris

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Aug 4, 2015

By Johan P. Martel

“Church Militant” – a producer of online videos – has people scratching their heads this month. Again. The self-proclaimed defender... Read more

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Bad science: holes in the study claiming 'most' women don't regret their abortion

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Jul 23, 2015

By Julia Sadusky

In the midst of the recent postings of controversial videos discussing the use of fetal remains for medical research, I... Read more

Francis in South America...or the Pope that wasn't

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Jul 17, 2015

By Alejandro Bermudez

The coverage that most media outlets gave to the recent trip of Pope Francis to South America seems to beg... Read more

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What the Catholic Church does (and does not) teach about same-sex marriage

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Jun 26, 2015

By Jennifer Manning

If you are a Catholic, chances are you may be bombarded with questions at your local cookout this weekend, thanks... Read more

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From hunger to climate change: Transform words into action, says Pope Francis

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Jun 16, 2015

By José Graziano da Silva

Transforming words into action to end hunger and malnutrition and to promote sustainable development was the central message of the... Read more

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The Marriage Crisis and the Eucharist

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Jun 10, 2015

By Cardinal Ennio Antonelli

The theme “The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World,” suggests that the next General... Read more

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A meeting in Managua – liberation theology 30 years later

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May 15, 2015

By Alejandro Bermudez

The earthquake that devastated the city of Managua in 1972 changed the capital of Nicaragua forever. Many areas were so... Read more

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It's what you value

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Apr 16, 2015

By Scott Dunn

About ten years ago my wife purchased for me a box set of some of former Beatle George Harrison’s more... Read more

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Restored grave of early New Haven pastor recalls the pioneer urban Irish Catholics of Connecticut

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Mar 18, 2015

By Charles Mercier

A new gravestone in front of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut now reminds passersby that the pastor who... Read more

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What is truth?

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Feb 14, 2015

By Scott Dunn

Quid Est Veritas?  What is truth? The words of Pontius Pilate could serve as the defining phrase of our time.... Read more