Family
Luke Arredondo

Amoris Laetitia, Beyond the Controversy

When Pope Francis issued his post-synodal apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, the mainstream media and major Catholic websites were all over it, highlighting the broad structure of

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Life
Julie Machado

The Catholic Church is “Crunchy”, Too

God’s plan for us and His revelation that is passed down through the Church certainly touches on all human aspects of life, including politics, but is not a simple “left” or “right”.

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family
Columnists
Russell Brewer

Salvation through Wrinkles

“I prefer a family with tired faces from generous giving, to a family with faces full of makeup that know nothing of tenderness and compassion.

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Life
Nic Davidson

Making A Murderer, Loving the Guilty

It is the heart of Christianity, though, to leave the safety of innocence and take the pain and suffering of someone else’s guilt upon yourself…Fight to preserve the innocent, but fight just as hard to restore the guilty.

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Social Teaching
Emma King

Obedience in the Year of Mercy

Truly, we need obedience to remain one with the Church, learn proper humility, and open ourselves to the graces that flow from God’s merciful heart.

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Life
J.Q. Tomanek

Don’t be too narrow

After all these years, what has Pope Francis meant by the thought of being “narrow?” I have heard it plenty of times in different circumstances

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Religion
Julie Machado

Pope Francis, the Good Politician

Pope Francis is a celebrity, taking over mainstream magazines and news stations, generating talk all over the globe about his actions and the Catholic Church.

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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
Abigail C. Reimel

Pope Francis Remakes the Vatican?

  The August 2015 edition of The National Geographic Magazine features a lengthy article on Pope Francis, written by Robert Draper after six months of

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Columnists
Cristina Montes

Popular Piety

One of my favorite childhood memories is that of participating in the Flores de Mayo during the month of May. It is a popular local

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