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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

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One shade of gray

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Feb 13, 2015

By Stephanie Gray

“Why?”  It’s a question toddlers teach us to ask over and over again.  I found myself asking that question as... Read more

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The light that the recent Extraordinary Synod offers us

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Jan 26, 2015

By Fr. José Noriega, DCJM

What  light can we gather from the recent Synod? Never before has a synod received so much attention. It has... Read more

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C. S. Lewis and the Catholic Church

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Jan 20, 2015

By Joseph Pearce

C. S. Lewis, one of the most popular writers of the last century, had a complex and complicated relationship with... Read more

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"My Mom Said We Shouldn't Be Happy During Advent"

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Dec 19, 2014

By Domenick Canale

The comment caught me by surprise. I was in the middle of beginning a CCD class for fifth grade boys... Read more

Pope Francis blows out candles on a cake for his 78th birthday in St. Peter's Square.

Happy Birthday and Thank You, Pope Francis!

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Dec 17, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

Happy Birthday, Pope Francis! You are a true gift to this world and to our Church. It is through your... Read more

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Pope Francis and the Two Sons

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Dec 17, 2014

By Scott Dunn

It did not take long after Pope Francis first emerged on the balcony at St. Peter’s last spring for uneasiness... Read more

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A Noble Mission Accomplished in Solidarity with Other Human Beings

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Dec 2, 2014

By José Graziano da Silva

When the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) was held in Rome last week, one very special moment took place,... Read more

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A Death of Desperation

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Nov 5, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

Brittany Maynard is dead. She chose to end her life of 29 years with lethal medication on November 2. She... Read more

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Marriage lifeline unlikely from Supreme Court

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Oct 23, 2014

By Scott Dunn

As the Supreme Court began this year’s term, it chose not to hear appeals of a number of lower court... Read more

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The Synod’s Biggest Loser: Cardinal Kasper’s Credibility

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Oct 21, 2014

By Stephanie Barclay

When the history of this year’s Synod on the Family is written, there will be any number of people and... Read more

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The Synod on the Family: What is at Stake?

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Oct 13, 2014

By Fr. José Noriega, DCJM

The Holy Father has called for a Synod on the Family. In doing so, he has shown vision and courage.... Read more

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The Great Nunquisition response

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Sep 25, 2014

By Chris Gilbert

What does the Church want from her Religious Sisters?  A response to Jo Piazza’s “Great Nunquistion.”Every nun stands before a... Read more

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Are Oklahoma City Bureaucrats Smarter Than Harvard?

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Sep 20, 2014

By Mark Costello

In 1928, the first Roman Catholic ever nominated for president, Gov. Al Smith of New York, came to campaign in... Read more

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An Open Letter to the Mayor of Oklahoma City

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Sep 19, 2014

By Sarah Bartel

Dear Mayor Mike Cornett,I earned my Ph.D. in moral theology from The Catholic University of America in 2010. The news... Read more

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No solution to divorce possible without strengthening families

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Sep 19, 2014

By Bishop James D. Conley

Earlier this week, Pope Francis celebrated and witnessed the marriages of 20 Roman couples. The couples and their families attended Mass... Read more

A sculpture of Hildegard of Bingen by Karlheinz Oswald at Eibingen Abbey in Hesse, Germany.

Fearless Hildegard: A saint for extroverts and doers

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Sep 17, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

How do modern, outspoken, confident women fit into the daily life of the Catholic Church? To find an answer to... Read more

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The lamentable decision to suspend Sheen’s cause

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Sep 9, 2014

By Father Roger J. Landry

My social-media accounts lit up two nights ago with the shocking news that the cause for the canonization of Venerable... Read more