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September 25, 2013

A little inspiration for Catholic professors

The 2013-2014 academic year recently started and those of us who are college faculty are getting settled in to the routine of lecturing, writing, and grading.
September 25, 2013

The Hard Way of Pope Francis

Call it “The Hard Way of Pope Francis.” Here are three major challenges of Pope Francis that I expect hit raw nerves in more Americans than
October 3, 2013

Theology of the Body is about more than just human sexuality

And so CV blogger Emily Stimpson has written a new book called These Beautiful Bones: An Everyday Theology of the Body. She tries to explain what the theology of
October 3, 2013

CatholicVote in USA Today

We’re fighting on every front for religious freedom. Our legal team is working overtime on the briefs needed to take our lawsuit challenging the HHS Mandate
October 14, 2013

Gov. Brown vetoes sex abuse bill for being unfair to private groups

Case in point: He recently vetoed seven gun-control measures. More importantly for Catholics in California, he vetoed a bill which would have given those who were
October 16, 2013

Rep. Collins on military chaplains: First Amendment is never ‘Non Essential’

Collins sent the letter to Secretary Hagel after CNN and other media outlets reported that contract military chaplains were turned away from their posts as a
October 21, 2013

On marriage fight, Chris Christie throws in the towl

The lawless New Jersey Supreme Court last week refused Governor Christie’s request for a stay (or temporary stop) on their ruling which said that same-sex “marriages”
October 28, 2013

Mass in Middle Earth

I love my parish. Among other things, the liturgy is reverent and its music is truly beautiful. But I don’t usually appreciate these local blessings until
November 7, 2013

What the Pope Taught Me About Food, Sex, and God

When I was 19, I stopped eating. Not entirely. Just mostly. For the better part of six years, I survived on lettuce, tuna, and frozen yogurt.