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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: A global pandemic is hardly the time for acrimony and accusations in the Body of Christ. It is better to extend the benefit of the doubt and attempt to understand why such decisions were taken.
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Donald DeMarco
COMMENTARY: America’s national pastime is richly suggestive of the universe set in the context of eternity.
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Janet E. Smith
COMMENTARY: Bishops need to make themselves daily guests in the living rooms (or prayer spaces) of their flock.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Dante Day falls neither on the poet’s birthday nor death anniversary — it was chosen because Dante’s journey into the Inferno begins on Good Friday, and the traditional date of Good Friday is March 25.
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Helen Alvaré
COMMENTARY: Four reasons why, 25 years later, the document’s value has not diminished but increased.
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Jennifer Roback Morse
COMMENTARY: Just as there are no atheists in foxholes, there are no moral relativists in the emergency room.
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Father Brian Mullady, OP
The Importance of the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
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James Schroeder
COMMENTARY: COVID-19 has presented us with an acute opportunity to experience empathy at a level we have never experienced it before.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Now that there is time to make sober adjustments, pastors might find creative ways to publicly continue the prayer of the Church.
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Mary Schwarz
COMMENTARY: The struggle to accept God’s will in the things that matter most to us can be bitterly difficult and can take years.
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Sue Ellen Browder
COMMENTARY: The Historic and Theological Errors Underlying the Most Controversial Supreme Court Decision of the 20th Century
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Janet E. Smith
COMMENTARY: A Catholic campus should offer truth scientifically, psychologically, sociologically and theologically.
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Frank Wolf and Toufic Baaklini
COMMENTARY: Boko Haram has killed more than 27,000 civilians in Nigeria. This is greater than the amount of civilians ISIS killed in Iraq and Syria combined.
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Donald DeMarco
COMMENTARY: The 40 days of Lent direct us to ward off temptation so that we can become more complete Christians.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Despite Pope Francis’ revival of the great vision the Latin American bishops set forth in 2007, there is little evidence that it will be truly be put into practice.
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Sue Ellen Browder
COMMENTARY: For nearly 50 years, the Equal Rights Amendment has been scrutinized and firmly rejected for one simple reason: It’s not about equal rights for women — and pretending otherwise will never make it so.
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Paul Kengor
COMMENTARY: In 2020, the United States, the longtime home of free markets, watches millions of its citizens embrace socialism and even communism, the scourge of the 20th century.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Progressives the world over were bitterly disappointed by the seeming sense of betrayal by Pope Francis. At the same time, though, the Holy Father did not reject the proposal.
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Jennifer Roback Morse
COMMENTARY: The pro-life movement really has matured from a single-issue battle, fought in a single way, to a multi-issue movement.
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Anthony Esolen
COMMENTARY: Assessing the Houston Astros Scandal
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Regis Martin
COMMENTARY: To experience the grace of Jesus Christ, in other words, it is never enough to remain on the outside looking in.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The Vatican snafus in recent years are usually launched by commentators who are eager to advocate for Pope Francis, but often end up doing more harm than good.
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George Weigel
COMMENTARY: There’s some time left for Americans who aren’t entombed in ideological silos to ponder the qualities they would like to see in a president of the United States.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
DECADE IN REVIEW: Despite the election of the first pope from Latin America in 2013, the past decade has mostly been a march backward, both for secular society and for the Church.
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Nina Shea
DECADE IN REVIEW: The continent, home to the world’s largest Christian population and considered the Church’s ‘beacon of hope,’ faces a growing threat of religious hostility.
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Paul Kengor
COMMENTARY: The 2010s, the Decade of the Dictatorship of Relativism
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Roy Schoeman
COMMENTARY: In order to discern why these hateful acts are taking place, it’s necessary to identify the underlying spiritual cause.
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Edward Sri
COMMENTARY: Biblical insights into the birth of Christ offer Old and New Testament parallels.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The twin cases raise questions about the course of justice, both civil and canonical, and how the two coincide, or come into conflict.