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Fr. James Martin and Catholic beliefs

Friday, September 20, 2019


Pew survey shows mixed feelings about religious leaders

Friday, September 20, 2019


The Hundredfold

Thursday, September 19, 2019


Germany, real threat of schism

Thursday, September 19, 2019


A tale of two synods

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Protests in Hong Kong, silence in the Vatican

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Meeting a guardian angel

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Catholics debating liberalism

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Slow road to schism

Monday, September 16, 2019


Pope’s critics are not just Americans

Monday, September 16, 2019


Not afraid of schism?

Friday, September 13, 2019


Concerning B*** S***

Friday, September 13, 2019


A passive-aggressive papacy

Thursday, September 12, 2019


Married deacons already saying Amazon Masses

Wednesday, September 11, 2019


Are the German bishops ignoring the pope?

Wednesday, September 11, 2019


On the Beatitudes

Tuesday, September 10, 2019


St. Peter Claver Vs. Kant

Tuesday, September 10, 2019


The Church in Africa according to the MSM

Monday, September 9, 2019


The end of the news

Friday, September 6, 2019


Christianity and the Western mind

Friday, September 6, 2019


The awful Amazon

Thursday, September 5, 2019


Socialism and Catholicism cannot mix

Thursday, September 5, 2019


To grow the Church be faithful

Wednesday, September 4, 2019


The Vatican dart board

Tuesday, September 3, 2019


The Vatican’s “Ironic Employment Division”

Tuesday, September 3, 2019


Lies, damned lies, and Planned Parenthood

Monday, September 2, 2019


The fate of Hong Kong’s Christians

Monday, September 2, 2019


Cardinal Newman v. The Nazis

Friday, August 30, 2019


Late summer thoughts

Friday, August 30, 2019


Coming next: Pedophilia

Thursday, August 29, 2019


Back & forth

Thursday, August 29, 2019


Federal court protects free speech and religious freedom

Wednesday, August 28, 2019


What economics is for

Wednesday, August 28, 2019


America: childless, godless, unpatriotic

Tuesday, August 27, 2019


What Jeffrey Epstein got right

Tuesday, August 27, 2019


Hong Kong Catholics march for freedom

Monday, August 26, 2019


The “Francis Effect” in Argentina

Monday, August 26, 2019


Education without God or selfhood

Friday, August 23, 2019


Australian headaches about Pell – and Rome’s

Friday, August 23, 2019


Australia’s disgrace

Thursday, August 22, 2019


Planned Parenthood admits its goal

Thursday, August 22, 2019


Music and the Christian soul

Wednesday, August 21, 2019


Cdl. Pell: Leader in dealing with abuse

Wednesday, August 21, 2019


The population bust

Tuesday, August 20, 2019


Laity must monitor financial abuse

Tuesday, August 20, 2019


Vatican “struggling to put out fire” over JPII Institute

Monday, August 19, 2019


Legal suicide’s rising tideRichard M. Doerflinger, Public Discourse

Monday, August 19, 2019


The Biblical roots of Mary’s Assumption

Friday, August 16, 2019


Birth control isn’t poverty control

Friday, August 16, 2019


Francis’ real target in attack on populism

Thursday, August 15, 2019