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Why it matters who Jesus is

March 14, 2017 Bishop Robert Barron 0

I have been reading, with both profit and delight, Thomas Joseph White’s latest book, The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology. Fr. White, one of the brightest of a new generation of Thomas interpreters, explores […]

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The Amazon Indult?

March 12, 2017 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 1

Many of us thought we were going to be safe from papal off-the-cuff remarks last week since the Pope and Curia were on their annual Lenten retreat. No such luck as we got treated to […]

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The perfect prayer for Lent

March 10, 2017 Dale Ahlquist 0

The best sort of Apostolic Exhortations are the shortest. Such as this one from St. Paul: “We urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, cheer the fainthearted, support the weak, be patient with all. See that […]

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A new Lenten discipline

March 8, 2017 George Weigel 0

For Lent 2016, I adopted a new Forty Days discipline in addition to intensified prayer, daily almsgiving, and letting my liver have its annual vacation: I quit sports talk radio, cold turkey.  This was not […]