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There are not “two popes”+

Whatever else a “pope emeritus” may be, he is emphatically not “the pope.”

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Intolerance and evangelization+

Is there no courage to be different left on the Catholic left?

Read More+ 12 months ago
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Now what?+

If the political culture is sick, that must have something to do with the state of the culture as a whole.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Good Catholics, good citizens+

The Church ought to be free to be herself for her sake, for the sake of the faithful, and for the sake of the common good.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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The best Nuncio we’ve had thus far+

He understood where the vitality was in American Catholicism, and he knew that this vitality had to do with the strength of faith in those living parts of the Church.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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After Justice Scalia+

'What can be done to restore balance to the American constitutional order?'

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Anger and citizenship+

I hope that, as the 2016 campaign unfolds, the electorate will begin to understand that anger is not a particularly healthy metric of public life.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Synod-2015, Revisited+

The Relatio Finalis is an impressive, often-moving statement of the Church’s convictions about chastity, marriage, and the family.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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The saints and all of us+

The lives of the holy spouses of Lisieux are also a great witness to the incredible capacity of the Catholic Church for self-renewal.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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The Church and the ‘New Normal’+

Nothing, it seems, constitutes aberrant behavior – except the public defense of traditional virtue.

Read More+ 2 years ago