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“Tragedies that no ethics can prevent”

June 2, 2020 CWR Staff 5

Interview by Dominik Lusser for Zukunft CH, a non-profit foundation that promotes respect for human rights and the free, democratic legal order of Switzerland, and intends to convey perennial values and to strengthen the family […]

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Joseph Ratzinger on fasting from the Eucharist

March 19, 2020 CWR Staff 36

In Behold the Pierced One (pp.97-98), Joseph Ratzinger (Benedict XVI) wrote: “When Augustine sensed his death approaching, he ‘excommunicated’ himself and undertook public penance. In his last days he manifested his solidarity with the public […]

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Lent: Why the Christian must deny himself

February 25, 2020 CWR Staff 2

Editor’s note: The following essay was originally published in the February 2000 issue of Homiletic & Pastoral Review, and was later posted on Ignatius Insight. The author, Brother Austin G. Murphy, O.S.B., has been Abbott […]