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What Should We Do About Natural Law?

Catholics talk about natural law, but what’s it all about? Basically, it’s a system of principles that guides human life in accordance with our nature and our good, insofar as those can be known by natural reason. It thereby promotes life the way it evidently ought to be, based on what we are and how […]

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Ten Reasons Why Catholics Don’t Evangelize

From Patheos by Fr. Dwight Longnecker At a priest’s conference not long ago the speaker quoted some statistics. Christians of different traditions were asked percentage wise how important evangelization was to their understanding of the Christian faith. Mainline Protestants answered 60%. Evangelical Christians answered 85%. Catholics said 3%. We Catholics skate around this one muttering […]

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The Most Popular Online WSJ Article Ever!

The following article was originally published in the Wall Street Journal on Christmas Day 2014.  It is the most commented on and shared article in the history of the online WSJ. Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God The odds of life existing on another planet grow ever longer. Intelligent design, anyone? By ERIC METAXAS Dec. […]

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Local Catholic Addresses ‘Man Crisis’ in the Church

From the Catholic Spirit Matthew Christoff, 57, is a member of St. Anne in Hamel and co-founder of Catholic Man Night, a parish-based Catholic men’s evangelization effort focused on helping men meet and know Jesus Christ. He has studied extensively what he calls the “man crisis” in the Church, and launched The New Emangelization Project. A […]

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What ‘Renewing the Church’ Really Requires

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Archbishop of Philadelphia The Archbishop’s following remarks, published by the Pontifical Council for the Laity, are a condensed and adapted version of comments he shared on May 27 with his brother Philadelphia priests at their annual convocation (see a related story on the convocation). *** Joseph Greaton, an […]

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Prepare For Battle

Are you prepared for the coming battle to defend the truth as taught by the Catholic Church?  That is the question posed by the following presentations: A recent episode of The Votex entitled “Here It Comes“ A recent presentation made by Patrick Archbold at the Argument of the Month Club entitled “The Catholic Man: Public Enemy […]

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