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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.
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Sue Ellen Browder
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Edward Sri
COMMENTARY: A look at the opening of St. Matthew’s Gospel.
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Regis Martin
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Fond memories of the holy archbishop, who loved Mary, the Eucharist and the priesthood.
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Father Roger Landry
COMMENTARY: As the Roman Catholic Church marks the golden jubilee, it is a good time to separate the ‘substance’ of its reforms from the ‘accidents’ of its historical context and implementation.
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Paul Kengor
COMMENTARY: Thanksgiving Day in the United States has always been, first and foremost, about being thankful to God. That seems worth remembering, at least once a year.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The visit to Hiroshima and Nagasaki was symbolic and a powerful call for peace. But its effect on nuclear policy around the world will be limited.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Especially in the case of one of the greatest evangelists of his time, the evangelical dimension of a beatification is essential.
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Michael Pakaluk
COMMENTARY: The silence of St. Thomas More teaches us very clearly how we should hold ourselves out when martyrdom threatens.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Baltimore provided a new USCCB executive. But who speaks for bishops is not determined by official office.
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Janet E. Smith
COMMENTARY: There is a segment of Catholicism that is virtually immovable in their commitment to the faith.
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Father Roger J. Landry
COMMENTARY: Here are seven practical tips about praying for those who have chosen to stop, or drifted away from, the practice of the faith.
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Cardinal Gerhard Müller
THE MYSTERY OF THE EUCHARIST: Special Section commentary
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
THE MYSTERY OF THE EUCHARIST: Special Section commentary — What the Pew Survey Reveals About Belief in the Real Presence
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: At a certain point, a pattern becomes clear — only those who wish to close their eyes do not see it.
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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone
THE MYSTERY OF THE EUCHARIST: Special Section commentary
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Christopher Carstens
THE MYSTERY OF THE EUCHARIST: Special Section commentary