Columnists
Cristina Montes

The Crucifix as a Passive Symbol

While doing some research recently, I came across reference to the crucifix as a “passive symbol” by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of

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Bioethics
Ryan Kraeger

It’s My Body

One of the most common allegations made against pro-lifers, specifically anti-abortion advocates, is that it is an example of a bunch of old white men

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Columnists
Nicene Guy

Life After an Election

“Put not your trust in princes,” we are warned (Psalm 146:3). During the last eight years, excepting possibly during the midterm elections, most faithful Catholics

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Life
Lauren Meyers

Election Year: A Time for Mercy

In an election year where there has been so much division, I think we all recognize that there is a widespread experience of disillusionment and disappointment.

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I still can’t care

I am writing this on election night before the official call has come in. Last I heard the presidential race was too close to call.

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Life
Heather Anderson Renshaw

Logging Off and Kneeling Down

This election cycle has been extremely rough. Having only lived through a handful of presidential elections, I cannot attest to those that occurred before my

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Life
Nicene Guy

The Culture War

In browsing through the latest headlines—and skimming the articles underneath them—I get the impression that the culture wars are anything but cooling down. Despite reports

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Columnists
Nicene Guy

Militant Scientism

One of my favorite series in science fiction is the “Spiral Arm” series written by Michael Flynn. This series is set in the future, during

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Politics
Abigail C. Reimel

Pope Francis is Human

Last month I wrote a post analyzing the National Geographic cover story entitled “Pope Francis Remakes the Vatican”.  I read the article skeptically, expecting to come

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Life
Nicene Guy

Three True Freedoms

In my previous column, I mentioned that there are three senses in which we have real freedom, and one sense in which we have false

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Politics
Emma King

Do Not Fear Gay Marriage

Gay “marriage” will threaten, snarl, huff and puff, but we should not fear. For, upon this rock Christ built His Church. It will not fall simply because evil huffs and puffs a little louder.

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Politics
Emma King

America: Individually Set Apart for Holiness

Rather than view the American emphasis on individuals as a prideful perspective that promotes hubris, I believe the American emphasis on the individual is not only compatible with our faith, but is incredibly Catholic….Why? Because, when we stop and look at it, we must agree that God is all about the individual.

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