A Religion of Peace?
Islam teaches an ingrained hatred of Christianity as a cornerstone of its very theological structure -- something unique among the world's religions.
Pope Francis: Put-Down Artist?
Pope Francis's language of mercy and compassion has been directed toward "outsiders." To those inside the sheepfold, he's struck a different tone.
Last Month's Letters
Enough with the "Nice Guy" Routine... The Courage to Criticize... Complete Submission & a Docile Mind... Real Love for Manifest Sinners... and more
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.
Catholic teachers refuse to sign morality clause
Protesters say new contracts unfair and limit free speech
Pope bringing human trafficking into public eye
Making matter frequent point of public discourse
Report: Francis phones divorced-remarried woman
Husband claims Pope said she may receive Communion
Pope hopes dual canonizations will reconcile Church
Francis wants to bring liberals and conservatives together
Ariz. allows surprise inspections of abortion clinics
'Another tremendous victory' for state's pro-life movement
Francis washes feet of disabled Muslim and women
Holy Thursday: Pope shows Christians how to serve others
At Chrism Mass, Pope preaches on joy of priesthood
'Priestly joy is a priceless treasure for the people of God'
Council of Cardinals look to restructuring Curia
Sessions begin Apr. 27; many expect reduction in offices
English diocese plans priestly house of discernment
Community at Shrewsbury Cathedral will support vocations
Radical abortion bill dies in Colorado Senate
Archbishop Aquila led opposition it, called prayer vigil
Latin Americans turn to Evangelicalism, secularism
Poll finds only 67 percent claimed Catholicism in 2013
Australian diocese offers refugees free schooling
Program covers as many children as there are vacant seats
Canada Jesuits plan to rejoin into a single province
Will span cultural divide amid highly secularized society
Newscaster: Excommunicate Catholic pro-abort pol
Primetime comment: Bishops need to get serious on Trudeau
Brazilian prelate mulls ordination of married men
Recounts talk with Pope: Bishops should propose reforms
Drag show at Univ. of San Diego turns diabolical
Catholic school's 'diversity, inclusion' includes Satan?
Vatican 'willingly' appearing before UN committee
SNAP distorts meaning of anti-torture treaty procedures
Two Greek Orthodox prelates: Catholicism is heresy
Aim to restore Pope to 'Mother Orthodox Catholic Church'
Colo. Senate considers widesweeping abortion bill
Creates 'fundamental right' to 'reproductive health care'
Catholic school in Damascus is target of missile
One child dies; 61 children, parents, teachers injured
Nevada GOP abandons pro-life, pro-marriage platform
'Inclusion, not exclusion' and 'getting out of personal lives'
SSPX leader rips Kasper's proposal for the remarried
Bp. Fellay: His ideas are 'not merciful but insulting to God'
Victims of Kansas Jewish center attacks mourned
Three Christians murdered the day before Passover begins
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