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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Alongside the Pope’s recent apology for his remarks during his last trip, there have been other notable examples of papal mistakes.
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Reggie Littlejohn
COMMENTARY: The chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Science’s astonishing comments could be dismissed if they were not so damaging.
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Archbishop Charles Chaput
COMMENTARY: If, as Scripture says, the truth makes us free, the lack of it makes us frustrated and locked in a state of uncertainty.
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E. Christian Brugger
COMMENTARY: Few are aware of the debt that the Catholic Church owes to the great moral theologian.
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Matthew E. Bunson
The Christian ethics professor, called ‘a towering figure in contemporary Catholic thinking about morality,’ died Feb. 1 at the age of 88.
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Tom Hoopes
COMMENTARY related to the big game
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Lawrence P. Grayson
COMMENTARY: The annual event has spawned marches in the U.S. and on six continents, making this a global movement.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The Holy Father has had a devotion to Salus Populi Romani since his first days as pope.
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V. Bradley Lewis
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Emily Stimpson Chapman
COMMENTARY: If you’re looking for saints to accompany you in your journey of infertility, you’ll find no shortage.
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R. Jared Staudt
COMMENTARY: Are we willing to stand for the truth, or will we accommodate the lies surrounding sexuality that dominate our culture?
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: In parish after parish, in schools and chaplaincies and shrines, the centennial was marked by devotions.
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Leah Libresco Sargeant/CNA
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: A first-class relic is drawing large crowds on a 14-city tour of Canada.
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John M. Grondelski
COMMENTARY: The new shepherd of Paris, a former medical doctor, is a vigorous pro-life advocate.
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John R. Holmes
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Father Brian Mullady
COMMENTARY: The Three Wise Men are a great example for the learned and clever in this age.
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Father Dwight Longenecker
COMMENTARY: Discovering the historical foundation for the Magi story is vitally important because this story has been elaborated into legend and myth.
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George Weigel
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The most recent clarification raises new questions, but clearly rules out the more adventurous interpretations of the Holy Father’s apostolic exhortation.
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Father Leo Patalinghug
COMMENTARY: If we’re good at receiving, then we’ll have lots to give this Christmas season.
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Father Brian Mullady
COMMENTARY: This season is like cleaning the house for a Christmas party.
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Father Leo Patalinghug
COMMENTARY: If we start to take the sentiment of this day more seriously, we will become more united as a country.
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Paul Kengor
COMMENTARY: The president and pontiff met several times.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: A modification in response to pastoral failure within the Latin rite would be a brand-new step.
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The Editors
EDITORIAL: The anniversary arrives at a pivotal moment, as Pope Francis has emphasized synodality in the Church.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Should popes be canonized? Has something gone wrong if one isn’t?
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Patrick J. Reilly
COMMENTARY: A pack or troop sponsored by a faithful Catholic school or parish can adhere to Catholic teaching in all things.