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Cardinal George was a spiritual father to me. In his determination, his pastoral devotion, his deep intelligence, his kindness of heart, he mediated the Holy Spirit.

Cardinal Francis George, who died last week at the age of 78, was obviously a man of enormous accomplishment and influence. He was a Cardinal of the Roman Church, a past president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Archbishop of one of the largest and most complicated archdioceses in the world, and the intellectual leader of the American Church. A number of Ameri...

Islamist networks in France and across Europe are increasingly organized and well-armed, but it is France that is sitting on a powder keg

Just before Christmas, as I was walking along the streets of Paris, I happened to see the disgraceful cover of the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo, a failing satirical magazine well known for its insults against religion and general vulgarity. It showed the Blessed Virgin Mary in an outrageous, almost pornographic position. 

Such crudeness was not a first for

Wes Anderson films are certainly unique, spawning parodies of his quirky style and mysterious sense of humor. But is his artistic vision truly complete and whole?

In a cinematic world where there is much darkness and grotesqueness, Wes Anderson’s films are intriguingly bright and beautiful, replete with snappy dialogue and lighthearted visual touches, engaging the viewer in a fun, often fairytale-like experience. Yet, despite the congenial face of Anderson’s film oeuvre, there is something unsettling about his films; somethi...

The first Chicago native to become the city’s archbishop, Cardinal George retired in 2014; he had shepherded the archdiocese since 1997.

Chicago, Ill., Apr 17, 2015 / 12:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Francis George, the Emeritus Archbishop of Chicago, passed away Friday morning after a long battle with cancer.

Archbishop Blase Cupich, who currently heads the archdiocese, remembered Cardinal George as “a man of peace, tenacity and courage.&#x...

Feeling trapped and miserable in the gay lifestyle, Joseph Sciambra found freedom in the love of Christ. Now he helps others to find it, too.

Visit a street fair in San Francisco’s Castro district and you’re likely to meet Joseph Sciambra, 45, wearing a “Jesus loves you” t-shirt and handing out copies of his book, Swallowed by Satan. It tells the story of how, as a boy growing up in a lax Catholic family in Napa, California, he became addicted to pornography. Sexually confuse...

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