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2024 April

Letters to the Editor: April 2024

Dancing Around the Dilemma... The War In Between Christ’s Advents... The Enemy’s Own Terms... Harvesters of Death... The Heart of Our Disagreement... and more

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The News You May Have Missed: April 2024

Sins of the Fathers... Jim & Tammy Faye Jr... Out of Comptrol... Chip in the Ol’ Block... GPT Glitch... Throwaway Culture... and more

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A “Cleansing of the Altar” Is Long Overdue

COUNTERING INCREASING IRREVERENCE & DISRESPECT

Gerard T. Mundy

A good start to restoring a climate of reverence would be liturgical instruction that prohibits non-liturgical related activity during the Holy Mass.

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What Is the Purpose of Poetry?

A CONVERSATION WITH CAITLIN SMITH GILSON

Cicero Bruce

Poetry was once understood to be an anthropological episteme, a way of knowing, if only through a glass darkly.

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Teaching Sexual Morality to Teens

WHAT ARE OUR SEXUAL FACULTIES FOR?

W. Patrick Cunningham

Genesis teaches that God made us in His own image and likeness. We were designed to be in harmony with ourselves, with each other, and with the natural world.

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Fiducia Supplicans: A Fine Mess

ANOTHER PAPAL PRATFALL

Pieter Vree

The Catholic Church is supposed to speak in one voice, down the ages, in season and out. Now she doesn’t even speak in one voice to her own people!

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The Sixth Last Word

REVERT'S ROSTRUM

Casey Chalk

At death will our thoughts be aimed at how to defeat it or how to make the experience an extension of the redemptive work of the Cross?

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Let Those Drive Who Have Minivans to Drive

GUEST COLUMN

Eric Jackson

There is no "home grown" or "thrift store" shortcut when it comes to obtaining a vehicle, and large vans are expensive.

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A Clerical Life in Overdrive

Edwin Dyga

Fr. Paul was the fulcrum of many a network of artists, academics, jurists, politicians, and men and women of letters, locally and across the globe.

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A Gift of the Spirit, Rarely Given

Christopher Beiting

From the Patristic era to the 18th century, the consensus of Christianity was that speaking in tongues is a spiritual gift and is vanishingly rare in history.

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Briefly Reviewed: April 2024

Love it, hate it, or have no opinion either way, the John Birch Society makes for a fascinating study and deserves a deeper historical understanding.

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