More Valuable Than Money
The Church's teaching office is highly centralized, but her finances are highly de-centralized -- making for a system prone to mismanagement and abuse.
An Appearance of Solidity
When considering Muslim tolerance, one might inquire: Are Muslim attitudes toward drinking alcohol tolerant? How about free speech? Freedom of religion?
Reading Lettered Ecosystems
If a new Walden project is to have any credibility, it must be premised on agriculture, which comprises genuine civilization.
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.
Muslims often claim that Islam is a misunderstood religion. This is partially true, insofar as many people do not understand the nature of Islam or what it teaches.
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 bishop to women, gays: I'm sorry
Springfield's Rozanski apologizes to Massachusetts
Man attacks Ohio restaurant patrons with machete
'Nazareth' deli owned by Christian from Israel
Trump rips Pope Francis for visiting Mexican border
'I don't think he understands the danger'
Mexican prison riot leaves 52 dead
Pope arrives today, will visit once-notorious prison
Vatican says media wrong about 'abuse reporting'
Claims statement by 'consultant' misinterpreted
Russian patriarch in Cuba before Pope meeting
First meeting of its kind since 11th-century schism
Vatican: Bishops not required to report abuse
PR nightmare as victims' groups react to new document
Former Texas priest charged in 1960 murder case
New DA goes after elderly Feit, the only suspect
Bishop reports terror in Central African Republic
Villages 'under LRA attack and nobody talks about it'
Pope urges Iraqi leader to protect Christians' rights
Discuss religious minorities, 'importance of their presence'
Mexico: 81% of adults still identify as Catholic
Trend away from Church has been less pronounced there
36 college campuses host Bring Dating Back campaign
Group teaches 'how to date casually' instead of 'hook up'
N. Ireland assembly rejects special-case abortions
Abortion still restricted, though amid pressure to change
USCCB launches new Nat'l Catholic-Muslim Dialogue
Chicago Archbp. Cupich is named its Catholic co-chairman
Philippine archbp. decries N. Korea rocket launch
Prelate 'troubled by rising destructive designs of N. Korea'
Italy: Group for divorced/remarried gets papal invite
It helps Catholics live out faith within Church teaching
U.K.: 1st Catholic service in centuries at royal chapel
Cdl. Nichols joins Anglican bishop of London for Vespers
Pope advises all priests on being a great confessor
Penitent needs father to embrace him, say ‘God loves you'
Missouri: Satanists lose suit to stop pro-life law
State judge dismisses case brought by N.Y.-based group
Kim Davis stops ACLU ploy to force conscience issue
Judge rejects request to hold her in contempt of court
Lutheran leaders stress ‘quest for unity’ with Church
Acknowledge that churches 'on the ground' may disagree
Pope to spend two hours with Russian patriarch
Cuba stop will not impact complicated Mexico schedule
Canadian military bases to house Syrian refugees
Accepted 15,685 since November, expects 10K more soon
Georgetown law profs push abortion as Zika solution
High-profile article used to promote pro-abort causes
Maronite patriarch: Lebanon on 'brink of collapse'
Political stalemate has blocked election of new president
San Francisco judge blocks PP baby-parts videos
New video shows abortion employees' interest in kickbacks
Cardinal Marx calls for taking in fewer refugees
Says Germany cannot 'take in all the world’s needy'
Pakistan: 182 Muslim schools closed for extremism
Following school massacre, deadliest incident on record
Abuse survivor refuses commission ‘leave of absence’
Saunders is surprised by Vatican-issued statement
First bishop of the Ordinariate installed in Houston
Envoys of the Vatican and dozens of prelates attend
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