Dialogue Without Compromise
It is ironic that certain people who attempted to prevent others from hearing an ex-gay campus lecturer were the ones calling for ‘more dialogue’ at the end of it.
The Kaiser Who Never Was
Some men are born noble by name, others noble by nature. It’s a rare and blessed gift when those characteristics combine in a single life, well lived.
Why the Popes Failed to Act
Three popes failed to take action when informed of Fr. Maciel’s sexual abuse, drug addiction, and misuse of funds. Why?
Those Hurtful Ads!
Those NOR ads are presumably supposed to be satirical, but they're actually insensitive, judgmental, mean-spirited and hurtful....
Through the ages, great ideas have frequently found their expression in great works of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
News You May Have Missed
A Vatican condom factory... Homosexual weapons research... Drive-through brothels... Voluntary human extinction... Are you serious?
Biotechnology & Posthumanism
Technology may finally make us so unhappy we will begin to effectively criticize its consequences with the whole human good in mind.
The Trendy Atheists
Richard Dawkins and his ilk view Catholics as deluded faith-heads whose minds have been taken over by irrational superstitions.
Despite any attempts at reading the tea leaves of Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s past life, it's far from clear how he is going to handle becoming Pope Francis.
Same-sex marriage was the invention of the Emperor Nero, who had at least three such nuptials, one in which he played the bride.
The Problem of Evil
The Church is clear-eyed about the devil's existence and demands that we neither minimize nor exaggerate the danger he presents to our salvation.
New Age & Gnosticism
There's far more to this movement than the self-indulgent silliness of astrology, crystals, weird workshops, and the accompanying psychobabble.
Catholic Social Teaching
The same papal statements that criticize socialism also criticize capitalism, and for the same basic reason.
Iraqi archbishop blames 'big oil' for conflict
Says they must 'control the fire they started'
Boko Haram captures key Nigerian town
Islamic militants kill at least 40 more people
Obama administration to revise contraception rule
Religious institutions to get option to avoid paying
Catholics pray for cancellation of ‘black mass’
occult group still schedueld for OKC civic center
Pope Francis telephones Iraqi Patriarch
Offers prayers for 'persecuted, chased away' Christians
Pope Francis to meet with 20 young Asian leaders
Representatives from 17 countries will attend luncheon
ISIS militants ransack Catholic monastery in Iraq
Kick out monks as well as Christian residents of Mosul
US bishops score Obama's non-discrimination rule
Executive order prohibits bias against 'gender identity'
Marco Rubio takes on abortion, same-sex marriage
Senator outlines new conservative agenda at Catholic U.
Opinion: Does Pope Francis have a cunning plan?
Real objective: restoration of more essential Christianity
Pope vows solidarity with Christians of Iraq, Syria
Francis placed phone call to Syriac Catholic Patriarch
Judge rejects plea to drop clergy abuse case
Lawsuit against Twin Cities archdiocese moves to trial
Where is the humanity at the MH17 crash site?
Lack of care can only make grief of relatives worse
Pope Francis to visit Mafia stronghold of Caserta
Experts debating impact of his uncompromising stance
Sudan bans construction of new Christian churches
Majority of inhabitants of South Sudan are Christians
Catholic leaders offer support amid border crisis
Texas dioceses offering legal aid to child migrants
Catholic teachers to strike in Australia
Class size restrictions scrapped, sick leave reduced
McDonald's labeled worst sponsor of sex-laden TV
YUM! Brands, Toyota are other top contributors
178,000 Germans left the Catholic Church in 2013
'Francis effect' not enough in Deutschland
Rochester NY bishop puts end to lay homilies
Practice dating to mid-1970s ran afoul of Church law
Chaldean: Islamic State worse than Genghis Khan
Sunni Islamist demanding that Christians covert
Arsonists attack Catholic church in Belfast
Cross-community condemnation comforts Catholics
New Legionary leader explains plans for renewal
Priests no longer guided by allegiance to founder
Papal delegation to investigate Paraguayan diocese
Vicar general has history of sexual abuse accusations
Lesbian sues KC Catholic diocese over firing
Food pantry worker's 'marriage' mentioned in newspaper
Catholic nun among downed Malaysian airline dead
Flight MH17 thought to be shot down over Ukraine
Pope Francis calls for ceasefire in Gaza conflict
Pontiff personally phoned Shimon Peres and Mahmud Abbas
Peres to Pope: Terrorists are cause of suffering
'We are currently under fire from rocket attacks'
Vatican calls Muslims to 'genuine fraternity’
'We are called to work together for justice, peace'
Kenya's bishops sued over Muslim-run restaurant
Cancellation of rental contract at issue
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