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Colin Donovan

Catholics who desire to remain faithful to Church teaching, and thus to God, naturally do not want…  

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Paul Kengor

As Americans consider the two major-party nominees for president this year, they might be struck by…  

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Thomas J. Craughwell

It was understood among supporters and opponents of the Bill of Rights that every American of any…  

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Benjamin Wiker
Lack of Clarity Is a Problem
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Thomas J. Craughwell

Of the 56 men who voted to adopt the Declaration of Independence, only one, Charles Carroll of…  

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Tom Hoopes

UPDATE: One significant flaw in this piece is that I fail to specify Catholic opinion journalists.…  

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Rachel Lu

Modernity is supposed to offer us a compromise. There will be no miracles, but also no martyrs. It…  

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Msgr. Charles Pope
Comfort Catholicism Has to Go
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Father Dwight Longenecker

Mark Twain is supposed to have said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it echoes.” As Americans…  

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Bishop James Conley

The first time Mother Teresa spoke to me, she was looking for a pen. She needed to write a letter —…  

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Father Raymond J. De Souza

The 75th anniversary of the martyrdom of St. Maximilian Kolbe on Aug. 14, falling just a fortnight…  

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Susan Conroy
Personal recollections of Mother Teresa
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Donald DeMarco

Catholics have always been persecuted, and so has the Church. In today’s world, for those who call…  

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Stacy Trasancos

Suppose you catechize your children properly and teach them all about Adam and Eve, the Garden of…  

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Father George Woodall

During the days immediately prior to Pope Francis’ recent visit to Krakow in Poland for World Youth…  

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Bishop Edward K. Braxton

As a citizen of this country, as a Catholic priest and bishop, and as an African-American, I am…  

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Sherry Weddell

When low-profile Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana was chosen to be the 2016 Republican candidate for vice…  

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Msgr. Charles Pope

Cardinal Robert Sarah has made additional comments about the so-called ad orientem (or eastward)…  

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Msgr. C. Eugene Morris
Reflections on the Exhortation of Cardinal Robert Sarah
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George Weigel

Had I the resources, the one new book I’d give every delegate to the national political conventions…  

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Father Brian Mullady

In the 12th canto of the Paradiso, the poet Dante speaks of the legacy of St. Dominic to the…  

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Benedict Nguyen

Pope Francis’ recent comments opining that “a great majority of our sacramental marriages are null”…  

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Rachel Lu

The most important woman in human history was Mary, the Mother of God. No mere mortal has ever been…  

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Bishop Robert Barron

There is, in many quarters, increasing concern about the hyper-charged political correctness that…  

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Lawrence P. Grayson

With Independence Day on the horizon, the United States radiates expressions of patriotism — flags…  

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Father Dwight Longenecker

One of my favorite moments in any visit to Rome is to slow down and wander through St. Peter’s…  

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Stacy Trasancos

On the one hand, there are marvelous discourses in institutions of higher learning about how…  

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Rachel Lu

Eleven years ago, I swam the Tiber and became a member of Christ’s Church. This past Easter, my…  

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Gerald J. Russello
On May 16, the U.S. Supreme Court — in an unsigned, unanimous opinion in the case Zubik v. Burwell…  
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Brian O’Neel

Recently, I got into a vigorous debate with a good friend who is also a good Catholic.

He longs…