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Divorce and the duties of Catholic lawyers

July 8, 2017 Edward N. Peters 4

Civil lawyer C. T. Rossi, in his essay Permission for Divorce and the Catholic Lawyer’s Dilemma, complains that “the Church has done little to educate its legal practitioners about their responsibilities as Catholic lawyers”, complains that […]

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Way beyond the New Atheist nonsense

June 14, 2017 George Weigel 3

Given the intellectual flimsiness of their work, it’s best to look for cultural causes to explain the “New Atheists”’ popularity. And surely one factor here is the now-canonical notion in Western high culture that biblical […]

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Satan: Past, Present, and Future

June 7, 2017 Carl E. Olson 4

“What is the difference between Christ and Satan? It is quite simple. Christ descended into hell; Satan fell into it.” — G.K. Chesterton In Pope Francis’ first homily, given on March 14th, the day after […]