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Amy Grin and Bear It

2020-10-14T20:02:51-04:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

There's a joke going around that Justice Amy Coney Barrett should be called "Amy Grin and Bear It" for the ordeal she has had to put up with these past two days. I was only able to catch about a half hour of the hearings yesterday and today, but Wow! What an amazing woman! She was [...]

Can Catholics Endorse Capital Punishment?

2017-10-04T12:23:58-04:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews|Tags: |

Most Catholics who have paid attention would conclude that the Catholic teaching on capital punishment has developed. We used to support the execution of heinous criminals, but Pope St John Paul II put an end to that. The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches against capital punishment. Rome has spoken that settles it. The authors of [...]

A Voice Crying in the Political Wilderness

2012-11-14T16:01:08-04:00November 14th, 2012|Categories: Catholic Culture|Tags: , , , |

George Weigel makes a case here that now is the time for a robust and uncompromising form of Catholicism to stand up and be counted in America. As for the opportunity embedded in this crisis, it is nothing less than to be the Church of the New Evangelization, full-throttle. Shallow, tribal, institutional-maintenance Catholicism is utterly incapable [...]

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