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"Suffering unleashes love."

- Saint John Paul II


Why Purity Matters

A meditation on the pure man - Anthony Esolen

Where have all the angels gone?

The Battle for Purity - Edward Sri

The battle for purity is ultimately fought deep in the recesses of the human heart.

Purity: Youth Restored - Anthony Esolen

Modern man is like the character Marcus in the book Quo Vadis. He no longer knows what his body is for.

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The end of the world - Father George W. Rutler

It is my opinion as I write this on the evening of September 15, that the world will not end tonight. Read more...

Navigating Today's Insane Educational System - J. Budziszewski

J. Budziszewski talks with students about political correctness, academic freedom, religious conversion, and why every thinking person should pursue the liberal arts. Read more...

How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture - The Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

It's in seeking Jesus Christ with all our hearts that culture is built and society is renewed. Read more...

Trusting in truth - Pope Benedict XVI

The human being does not trust God.

Ephphatha - Pope Benedict XVI

We all know that a person's closure and isolation do not only depend on the sense organs. Read more...

Freedom of Conscience - Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy makes some distinctions to help a primarily non-religious audience (a Rotary Club) understand why freedom of conscience is so important and why it must be protected. Read more...

Q & A with Cardinal Donald Wuerl on the new book The Feasts - Cardinal Donald Wuerl

The feasts have an outsized importance in Christianity. They teach doctrine. They form culture. They deliver the truths and mysteries of the life of Jesus Christ in a way that's delightful and memorable. Read more...

The Feasts: Introduction - Cardinal Donald Wuerl & Mike Aquilina

"Cardinal Wuerl and Aquilina show us the transformative spiritual power in the Church’s original and most ancient feasts. This is a book to be prayed with and meditated on. Because when we understand the meaning of the Church’s liturgical feasts, we know better the great dignity and destiny we have as children of God." - Most Reverend José Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles Read more...

What Is Distinct About Catholicism? - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

Three factors that set the one, holy, Catholic and apostolic Church apart from all other religions and sects. Read more...

Michael Novak's Moral Compass - Mark Michalski

When Michael Novak was writing The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism, I was fortunate to have worked as his assistant. Read more...

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Are we looking at the American Pope Francis in Chicago? - Crux
In American Catholic terms, Chicago always has been a land of giants. There have been nine Catholic archbishops in the Windy City, and for better or worse, they’ve all been larger-than-life figures.

Americans to religious leaders: Speak up more - Crux
With election season in full swing, a growing number of Americans believe that religion is losing its influence in public life — and they are unhappy about it.

Take Action: Stop ISIS and Genocide in Iraq, Help those Persecuted - Boston Catholic Insider
For many weeks now, we have heard the tragic news of the slaughter of thousands of innocent people in Iraq by ISIS.

"My travel to Albania is a message to Europe" - Rome Reports
“My travel to Albania is a message to Europe”

Explaining My Decision to Serve as Grand Marshal - Cardinal Timothy Dolan
I haven’t been in this much hot water since I made the comment, right after I arrived as your archbishop five-and-a-half years ago, that Stan Musial — my boyhood hero of my hometown St. Louis Cardinals — was a much better ballplayer than Joe DiMaggio!

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