The Pope and the Philosopher

March 24, 2011 John Burger 0

It’s rare for a 28-year-old to have a private audience with the pope. But John Henry Crosby found himself in Pope Benedict XVI’s office last March. Crosby told the Pope about his challenges in raising […]

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One Who Prayed

March 1, 2011 David Paul Deavel 0

Blessed John Henry Newman, who denied that he was, properly speaking, a theologian, observed that “to write theology is like dancing on the tight rope some hundred feet from the ground. It is hard to […]

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The My House Initiative

January 21, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Five years ago, Dr. Jerry Kirk, founder and chairman of the National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families, contacted Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas about launching an initiative to protect families […]

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How Is It Going?

January 16, 2011 Ann Carey 0

What ever happened to the apostolic visitation of women religious in the United States that was announced in 2009? Is it still happening? If so, how is it going, and what might be the outcome? […]

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A False Choice

January 5, 2011 George Neumayr 0

In 1987, a committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops published The Many Faces of AIDS. The document adopted a mixed message on condom use, ostensibly upholding Church teaching against it while at […]

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The Fall of False Gods

November 1, 2010 George Neumayr 0

Pope Benedict XVI delivered an important meditation at the beginning of the October Synod of Bishops for the Middle East. The meditation addressed the “false divinities” that govern modern times. Though the Holy Father did […]

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The Battle of Britain

October 1, 2010 George Neumayr 0

IN World War II, Great Britain survived an atheistic assault from outside the country. Today’s “Battle of Britain” comes from an atheistic assault inside it. British culture is crumpling under the growing weight of a […]