‘Do the right thing’: Bringing the Catholic Faith into politics

Aaron Lambert

How does one do the right thing, and more importantly, what is the right thing? This seems to be the dilemma many Catholics are facing during this uncertain political season. […]

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Homelessness, party-style

George Weigel

I grew up in what you might call a genetically-Democratic family, but one in which partisan heterodoxy was not uncommon. My parents voted for Dwight D. Eisenhower twice, for Richard […]

Priest to World Youth Day pilgrims: ‘The Lord is waiting for you there’

Roxanne King

The Holy Father invited and they are going. So said Father Giuseppe Fedele, who oversees the Neocatechumenal Way in Colorado. Some 300 of the catechumenate’s members will be journeying to […]

Decline to Sign

Melissa Keating

Outside groups with big funding have picked Colorado as the next battleground for physician-assisted suicide. Coloradans’ testimonies defeated House Bill 1054, “End-of-Life Options for Terminally Ill Individuals,” which sought to legalize physician-assisted suicide in the state. […]

The antidote to physician-assisted suicide: Catholic end-of-life care

Roxanne King

Miranda Smith brought her mom to Divine Mercy Supportive Care for hospice care. She said “wouldn’t give up those last moments with my mom for anything in the world.” (Photo by Andrew […]

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Denver at World Youth Day by the numbers

The Archdiocese of Denver has around 600 pilgrims attending World Youth Day. Our pilgrims come from every corner of our archdiocese, from Granby to Foxfield, from Fort Collins to Conifer. We […]

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Pilgrim updates: Czech Republic

Mendicant pilgrim Ann Sieben is leading four men across Europe on foot for World Youth Day. Every week, we are updating you on their progress via their pictures and journal […]

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Riding across America for persecuted Christians in the Middle East

On Monday, June 13, Skip Rodgers dipped the back tire of his steel-frame touring bike into the Pacific Ocean in Anacortes, Wash., 93 miles south of Vancouver, B.C., settled onto […]

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Q&A: Are you called to be a deacon?

A geoscientist by training, Deacon Rex Pilger, 68, business manager for St. Joan of Arc Parish in Arvada, is a deacon of 28 years. A decade of experience in diaconal […]

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The Ostpolitik failed. Get over it.

In the 1960s, Popes John XXIII and Paul VI initiated a new Vatican approach to the countries behind the iron curtain, the Ostpolitik. According to its chief architect and agent, […]

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Christ the King in Evergreen carries on World Youth Day tradition

Twenty-three years ago, a teenage John Klausner listened to Pope John Paul II tell the crowds at Cherry Creek park that love is stronger than death. Klausner had just walked […]

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“Today I must stay at your house”

On July 9, Deacon Guillermo Bustillos was ordained as a priest by Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila in Sagrado Corazón (Sacred Heart) Cathedral in his native town of Chetumal in Quintana […]

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World Youth Day pilgrims retrace John Paul II’s footsteps

One group of Denver World Youth Day pilgrims retraced Saint John Paul II’s footsteps in Denver before heading off to Krakow…literally. During the week prior to leaving for World Youth […]

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The last Puritan statesman and the 2016 conventions

Had I the resources, the one new book I’d give every delegate to the national political conventions meeting later this month is James Traub’s masterful biography, John Quincy Adams: Militant […]

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Pilgrim Updates: Germany and Austria

Mendicant pilgrim Ann Sieben is leading four men across Europe on foot for World Youth Day. Every week, we are updating you on their progress via their pictures and journal […]

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Placing oneself under the mantle of mercy

They live their lives practicing a spiritual work of mercy: praying for others. In their secluded Littleton monastery, 10 Discalced Carmelite nuns spend their days in supplication for the Denver […]

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Cyber bullying: Protect your kids

Bullying can take many forms, but in this cyber era, the most prevalent kind of bullying often goes unseen, yet the consequences are anything but. Cyber bullying is a very […]