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Anthony Esolen
COMMENTARY: To say that the spread of obscenity and profanity does not betoken a decay of morals is stupid on the face of it.
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Francis X. Maier
COMMENTARY: Sentence structure, done well, feeds logical thought. It organizes the flow of ideas. And logic in America in 2017 is a diminishing resource.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Politics is what motivates these intemperate accusations.
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Father Dwight Longenecker
COMMENTARY: There’s no evidence that the Anglican church was founded on an ancient apostolic church that existed in Britain for 600 years before the arrival of St. Augustine.
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Paul Kengor
COMMENTARY: The confluence of their efforts changed the century and the world for the better.
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Mark and Susanna Spencer
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Chris Carstens
COMMENTARY: It’s the faithful, not the rubrics, which determine the fruitfulness of a liturgy, extraordinary or otherwise.
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Father Michael Orsi
COMMENTARY: Humanity’s increased preoccupation with ‘dying with dignity’ is a worrisome sign for our future.
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The Editors
EDITORIAL: The Church must offer an education that does justice to the incalculable worth of young people, the kind of formation that will prepare them to lead holy lives that inspire a broken, skeptical world to believe in love and in God.
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Donald DeMarco
COMMENTARY: The life of the Catholic convert and physician serves as a model for a world that is in critical need of moral guidance and personal heroism.
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Rebecca Taylor
COMMENTARY: Great evils are being performed on human embryos in the name of serving life by eliminating and curing disease.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The pope emeritus’ July 11 message reminded all listeners why Benedict XVI remains without literary peer among Catholic preachers and theologians.
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Anthony Esolen
COMMENTARY: Part of a Register Symposium
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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
COMMENTARY in response to La Civiltà Cattolica
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Anto Akkara
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The Editors
EDITORIAL: With no time to lose, Catholics should press their representatives in the Senate to take up the bill. Further, the U.S. bishops can do more to raise awareness.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The text of the president’s speech was marvelous; it’s the context that may cause trouble.
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David Albert Jones
COMMENTARY: Deciding what is in the best interests of infant Charlie Gard.
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Archbishop Charles Chaput
COMMENTARY: If our lives do have a higher purpose — and as Christians, we find that purpose in the word of God — then so does our sexuality.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The longtime spokesman for St. John Paul II died July 5 of cancer. He was 80.
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The Editors
EDITORIAL: The Pope is certainly recasting the College of Cardinals along international lines, but he is doing so in an innovative way. Its implications will be felt for decades to come.
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Father Brian Mullady, OP
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V. Bradley Lewis
COMMENTARY: There is something increasingly bitter about political divisions in our own day.
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Anthony Gerring
COMMENTARY: On June 18, the Continental Army left its winter camp at Valley Forge in pursuit of the retreating Red Coats. With them was Col. Cook, who fought the British in the French and Indian War.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The distinction may offer a way to understand the role of finance in developing an economy aimed at integral human development.
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J.D. Flynn
COMMENTARY: The U.S. bishops’ June 14 penitential Mass for survivors of sex abuse comes on the 15th anniversary of the Dallas Charter.
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Bishop Borys Gudziak
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Gerald J. Russello
COMMENTARY: The nation’s highest court ruled that religiously affiliated institutions are not subject to federal restrictions of pension law.
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Rachel Lu
COMMENTARY: A garden is the perfect tonic for the alienated soul.
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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
COMMENTARY: We need to demand a better grasp of justice and common sense from the people who make our laws.