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Down Syndrome Does Not Make Life Disposable – Denise J. Hunnell MD, Catholic Lane

Catholic University (Creighton) Same-Sex Policy versus Archbishop Lucas’s Objection in Omaha – Shaun McAfee

Advice for a Declining Culture from Archbishop Chaput – Aleteia∝

Islam 101, A Crash Course by Andrew Bieszad of One Peter 5 -

What Is the Wrath of God? – Monsignor Charles Pope

Pope Francis Is Not a Communist - Donald R. McClarey JD, The American Catholic

Keeping the Apostles Straight: Which Simon, Judas? – Father Ryan Erlenbush, New Theological Movement

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Fascinations and Trappings of the Occult – Jeannie Ewing, Aleteia∝

The Darkness of Sin and the Light of Love – Susan Anne, Catholic Stand

Nun’s Killer: Forgiveness of Family Has Given Him New Life – Anto Akkara, The Catholic Herald

Sierra Leone: Church Looks to Rebuild After Ebola – John Burger, Aleteia∝

Professor Roberto de Mattei and Papal Authority – Father Hunwicke

The Idol of Safety - Tammy Ruiz, Catholic Stand

Does Archangel Raphael Appear in the New Testament? – Taylor Marshall, PhD

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The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, and the Mississippi River are seen from East St. Louis, Illinois, on June 27. Following the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision on June 24, abortion is now banned in Missouri. The nearest clinics to St. Louis are across the river in Illinois, including a Planned Parenthood in Fairview Heights that was opened in 2019 in anticipation of the overturn of Roe v. Wade.

Welcome to Post-Roe America

Every year on the anniversary of Dobbs, Catholics will be able to deepen their understanding of God’s role in the conception of every child, his care for the child’s growth, his knowing each by name, and the future for which he has given each child life.