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Father Roger J. Landry
COMMENTARY: The response to the devastating fire in Paris should inform the rebuilding project in each of us and in all of us together, made by baptism true temples of God.
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Jennifer Roback Morse
COMMENTARY: When a self-confident public persona follows a person into ordinary life, trouble usually erupts. Instead, give credit where it is due. Be grateful.
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Nicholas Healy
COMMENTARY: The parallels between the two are too interesting to ignore.
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Ambassador Callista L. Gingrich/CNA
COMMENTARY: Thanks to President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II, the United States benefits from the Vatican’s moral leadership.
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Jennifer Roback Morse
COMMENTARY: Each of us, like Abby Johnson, has a plan distinctively crafted for our lives. And it may or may not mean praying in front of an abortion business.
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Donald DeMarco
COMMENTARY: It is not religion but irreligion that, by far, has been the leading cause of war.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The dominant pastoral advice of Christus Vivit concerns mistakes to avoid rather than indications of paths to pursue.
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Janet Smith
COMMENTARY: We can’t let the dismal scandal we are living through weaken our faith.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The February summit of bishops at the Vatican signaled a turning point in how the Church is framing sexual abuse.
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Krista Keil
COMMENTARY: Let us unite in bringing the darkness to light and healing to all.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The Holy Father’s choices have been much less impactful than the diverse range of Church luminaries St. John Paul II appointed early in his own papacy.
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Jennifer Roback Morse
COMMENTARY: The ‘bombshell’ book has been almost universally panned by Catholic commentators.
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John M. Grondelski
COMMENTARY: Because his body is the body of a person — a human person redeemed by Christ, who ‘became flesh and lived among us’ — that body is sacred, a temple of the Holy Spirit, a sacramental.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Commentators across the political and ecclesiastical spectrum have found the prosecution of Cardinal Pell to be an obvious injustice.
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Tim Busch
COMMENTARY: In the wake of the Boston scandal of nearly 20 years ago, we learned that the laity and Church leadership can work together to achieve reform. Today, we have a chance to prove this once again.
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James F. Schroeder
COMMENTARY: The transformational power of God cannot transform if we do not freely consent to who he is and live each second as if what we do matters in opening the door to his love and purpose for us.
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Donald DeMarco
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Lawrence P. Grayson
COMMENTARY: Pope Francis has said, ‘Our defense of the innocent unborn needs to be clear, firm and passionate, for at stake is the dignity of a human life, which is always sacred.’
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Msgr. William King, JCD
COMMENTARY: Winter is here. It’s a colder, deeper winter for the Church than we’ve experienced in a long time.
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Rachel Lu
COMMENTARY: The Church urges us every year at Lent, to remember that we are dust, and to remind ourselves what that means by doing bodily penance.
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Carrie Gress
COMMENTARY: In Christianity, our will isn’t for the sake of our own choices, but to become united with will of the Father.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Now that the suppression order has been lifted, we are free to state what has been evident for several years now.
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Jennifer Roback Morse
COMMENTARY: Dear priests: We need you to be holy, first and foremost. We need you to be celibate and honor your vow of chastity. And way down the list of your self-understanding, our understanding of you, comes your identity as ‘gay.’
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Paul Kengor
COMMENTARY: Many more will know of this heroic and holy man who opposed some of history’s worst ideological gangsters.
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Jennifer Roback Morse
COMMENTARY: The children of divorce, even as adults, have become accustomed to being silenced.
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Stacy Trasancos
COMMENTARY: Bishop Strickland’s recent pastoral letter gets to the root of a major issue.
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Father Roger Landry
REGISTER SYMPOSIUM: The Church must form priests to be spiritual fathers not just in name, but in truth.
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Janet Smith
REGISTER SYMPOSIUM: Ours is a wounded and humiliated Church, one in desperate need of healing.
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Gerald J. Russello
COMMENTARY: The Supreme Court will hear the case of the Bladensburg Peace Cross Feb. 27. More is at stake than just one monument.