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Interview

Proclaiming Christian Values in Society

April 28, 2011 CWR Staff 0

Kath.net: For years there have been speculations about a papal trip to Moscow. Both Benedict XVI and [Russian Orthodox Patriarch] Kirill have indicated that such an undertaking cannot be the beginning but only a substantial […]

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Special Report

Academe Comes Out of the Closet

April 28, 2011 Anna Abbott 0

In September of 2010, Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis denied the Eucharist to rainbow sash-wearing members of the group PRiSM (People Representing the Sexual Minority) from St. John’s University in Collegeville. In […]

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Editorial

The State of the Culture of Death

April 28, 2011 George Neumayr 0

Shortly before the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision in January, a grand jury in Pennsylvania charged longtime Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell with seven acts of infanticide and the killing of one adult—a vivid […]

Interview

On Bended Knee

April 28, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Edward Slattery, 70, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was the second of seven children; his father was a fireman. He attended Catholic schools, and at a young age discerned a vocation […]

Special Report

Informed Dissent

April 28, 2011 Daniel Allott 0

I couldn’t see it at first. I had just walked into the Centro Tepeyac Women’s Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, north of Washington, DC. It was late January, and I had come to see for […]

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Annulment nation

April 28, 2011 J. J. Ziegler 0

A part from the papacy, few doctrines divide the Catholic Church from non-Catholic ecclesial communities as does the doctrine of the indissolubility of a consummated Christian marriage. Eastern Orthodox Christians are permitt ed three marriages; […]

Books

Zigzagging into Life

April 28, 2011 Thomas S. Hibbs 0

Crisply written, filled with memorable stories, and with a pace that makes it impossible to put down, Kevin Wells’ Burst is a compelling contemporary Catholic memoir of the way God “zigzags” into our lives just […]

Film & Music

Hollywood Adjustment?

April 28, 2011 Steven D. Greydanus 0

In The Adjustment Bureau, now in theaters, Matt Damon plays a man who “gets a glimpse behind a curtain” that he “wasn’t supposed to know existed.” What he discovers is that the lives of men […]

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Special Report

Urgent Attention

April 28, 2011 Elenor K. Schoen 0

  At the November 2010 meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Baltimore, a motion was presented by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston, that the USCCB create a policy statement […]