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September 6, 2014
Recently, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) bestowed a top honor to Sister Elizabeth Johnson, a feminist theologian who has provoked ire from the Vatican and Holy See for her writings, most notably…
July 26, 2014
“Effectively, this writes a blank check to the Obama Administration (or future administrations) to force employers to pay for insurance coverage of any drugs, devices, and services…”
July 11, 2014
One could be forgiven for thinking he had accidentally wandered off the Christian festival and stepped into some sort of Wiccan stone ceremony…
May 17, 2014
For U.S. citizens, the first priority must be to push our own government — Congress and the Obama administration alike — into action. It is unacceptable that the wife and mother of U.S. citizens be allowed to be put in this position.
April 30, 2014
This follows sharia doctrine that says Christianity’s ultimate elimination will be carried out by Jesus,who is really an Islamist.
April 16, 2014
The Church’s calendar and all her services are each an entire whole and a part of the experience of God in history. Each service in its own way encapsulates, in part or in whole, all of the human condition from the creation of the world…
April 15, 2014
The decadence and libertinism of the West in general and America in particular is a sign of a society that is disintegrating, rejecting its essential structuring elements.
March 29, 2014
If stories convince us that certain positions are absurd or foolish, reason, logic, and data will look foolish, mean-spirited, and absurd.
December 22, 2013
A new poll by Pew Research, just in time for Christmas, shows 73 percent of Americans believe in Jesus’ virgin birth by His mother Mary. Even 32 percent of the self-professed religiously unaffiliated said they believe. White evangelicals were the most believing (97%), followed by black Protestants (94%), white Catholics (88%), Hispanic Catholics (81%) and Mainline Protestants (70%). By comparison, other polls show about one third of the British people profess belief in the Virgin Birth.
August 26, 2013
The university is an institution ostensibly dedicated to reason. In some cases, the university is also supposedly dedicated to faith. In most circles of higher education, including much of Catholic – and more broadly Christian – higher education, one is likely to encounter the rejection – explicit or implicit – of the compatibility between faith and reason. This rejection is a two-sided coin. One side rejects faith and embraces reason. The other side – arguably more dangerous – seeks to build a faith on little or no rational foundation.