Hannah Arendt, totalitarianism, and the distinction between fact and fiction+

Does anyone doubt that the default position of many in our culture is that we are allowed to determine what is true and good for us?

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The beautiful hungry caterpillar+

‘Kindness matters. Laughter is essential. Caring for each other is everything.’

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What I learned from the cherry blossoms+

As we journey through life’s ups and downs, God teaches us to look on traumatic events in a positive way.

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Should suffering shake our faith?+

'I don’t think that anyone who reads the Scriptures carefully could ever conclude that belief in a loving God is somehow incompatible with suffering.'

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We’re all becoming Platonists now — and that’s not good+

Under pressure from the “woke,” politically-correct culture, almost all of us automatically think in terms of generic categories and not in terms of individuals.

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In tough times, go to Joseph+

Joseph is not passively resigned, but courageously and firmly proactive.

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‘Wokeism’ in France: The chickens coming home to roost+

French theorist Michel Foucault has had the greatest impact on the formation of the “woke” mentality.

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Why we need a distribution of power+

This uniquely Catholic approach cuts against both the extreme left and the extreme right.

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Four principles for Catholics during election season+

Anyone who says that either of our political parties perfectly, or even adequately, represents Catholic social thought is simply misinformed.

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Little Sisters of the Poor and religious liberty: Debunking the myths+

‘We’d like nothing better than to return to our mission unhindered by the fear of millions of dollars in fines.’

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