Terms such as conservative, moderate, liberal, and radical can be dangerous, as they contribute to alienating people who may otherwise be allies.
Writing With Crooked Lines
The Church has "come a long way" in the good sense, and her present state is miraculous - not the work of men, but of God, who writes straight with crooked lines.
In Defense of Jacob
Let all loving husbands thank God for not being placed in Jacob's situation. Who among you would choose to walk in Jacob's shoes?
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.
Pope apologizes for persecution of Pentecostals
Says those 'calling themselves Catholic' are to blame
Minn. newspaper calls for Nienstedt's resignation
'Archbishop cannot be a force for reform in Twin Cities'
Violence threatens lives of Filipinos in Libya
Islamists killing 'for not being a Muslim'
Catholic colleges respond to student debt crisis
'There are ways that families can keep their costs down'
Vatican suspends ordinations in Paraguay diocese
No public announcement made about reason for action
European court: Gay marriage not a human right
Judgment to have devastating effect on gay rights in EU
Five dead in Catholic church bombing in Nigeria
Parish has suffered previous attacks by Boko Haram
Iraqi Christians forced to flee Mosul by ISIS
Churches turned into mosques, property confiscated
Anglican head pleads with Pope over women priests
Archbishop of Canterbury insists 'we need each other'
Pope makes an impromptu emotional plea for peace
'Please stop, I ask you with all my heart'
Pope Francis renews attack on Italian mafia
Visit region long blighted by illegal toxic waste dumps
UN committee pushes for abortion in Ireland
Human Rights Committee overstates claims of illegality
Condemned Sudanese woman meets with Pope
Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to death for conversion
Italian bishops move to expose mafia hypocrisy
Gangs still cloak themselves in Catholic symbols
Church in UK 'defrocks' 52 priests for sex abuse
'No real knowledge' of how many victims there were
EWTN to open new studio at Orange County cathedral
Church 3,000-seat Crystal Cathedral in February 2012
Holy See calls for immediate Gaza-Israel ceasefire
Conflicts 'sow fresh seeds of hatred and resentment'
Christian aid workers killed in Afghanistan
Shot while working for charity in western city of Herat
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
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