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The Greatest Freedom: A Reflection on James Foley

He knelt in the sand with a shaved head, in the garb of a prisoner.  The image is heartbreaking and maddening, a cruel act of hatred.  As American... More
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25 Pictures of John Wayne You Should Probably See

  Why, you ask? Because it’s Friday, and you’ve been good, and you deserve to let your mind take a break from the beheadings, the bla... More
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The Top 6 Things You Need To Know About ALS Research

Unless you are the self-proclaimed science nerd of your friend and family circle, most people don’t quite understand stem cell research and the eth... More
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Priests Are People, Too

Being a revert who left the Church in my teens, I spent much of my life without any regular connection with Catholic priests, except for ones I saw o... More
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We want the Blessed Sacrament back!

SPECIAL NOTE: Jesus called us to be as wise as serpents, innocent as doves. In this case, my friend Michael Caspino might be wiser than the serpents. ... More
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The Moral Problem with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve all seen it. The ice bucket challenge has gone viral around social media. Once nominated by a friend via Facebook, you video yourself dum... More
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Paul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Proposals

Relative poverty rates in U.S. (2013)   In his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis wrote: “Growth in justice requires more ... More
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Feminists Stay Silent Amidst Genocidal War on Women

The National Organization for Women, Planned Parenthood, and other groups who joined the Democrats outcry on the “War on Women” have remained sile... More
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Logic and Elite Education

There is an amusing bit in C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe in which Professor Kirk suggests–to the astonishment of the ... More
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Obamacare: Text and Intention

I have a piece at Public Discourse on the debate over the recent legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.  This challenge is not constitutional in... More
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