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Doping Athletes

The use of performance-enhancing drugs by professional athletes not only leads to serious challenges in maintaining a level playing field in competitive sports but also raises broader ethical issues and […]

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As the Bard might say….

Four centuries after his death, Shakespeare remains a peerless playwright because of his remarkable insight into the human condition. Love, ambition, fear, guilt, nobility, pomposity, patriotism, absurdity, sheer wickedness – […]

Ways to give to the poor this Christmas

Giving to the poor is something we should all do as Christians, but as we remember that Christ gave himself to us when he became man, the Christmas season is […]

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What barn are you raising?

A community comes together to help a neighbor build a barn. That’s a rural tradition that still happens today in some parts of the country. The effort reveals many powerful […]

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When Heaven prays back

By the time you read this, All Saints Day will have come and gone. But, just to extend the feast a few more days, I want to share the story […]

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The Ethics of New Age Medicine

Patients who face serious illnesses are sometimes attracted to alternative medicines, also referred to as “holistic” or “new-age” medicines. These can include treatments like homeopathy, hypnosis, “energy therapies” like Reiki, […]

Q&A: Matt Maher Echoes the message of the Cross on new album

Few worship artists perform with as much passion, conviction and sincerity as Matt Maher. The eight-time Grammy nominated artist writes powerful songs that are sung in churches both Catholic and […]

Statement on Divine Mercy Supportive Care

The following is a statement by the Archdiocese of Denver on Divine Mercy Supportive Care: Brothers and sisters in Christ, Since 2014, many of you have learned about and been […]

OFFICIAL DECREES OF ESTABLISHMENT: Saint John Paul II and Saint Gianna Molla

The following are the official decrees establishing two new parishes: Saint John Paul II in Thornton and Saint Gianna Molla in Green Valley Ranch. Prot. N. 2017-0495 AB-A Most Reverend […]

“You have to decide.”

In writing Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II, one of my secondary intentions was to bury two urban legends: that John Paul II asked me […]

The Lord is calling: National Vocations Awareness week is Nov. 5-11

What is the Lord calling you to? If you’ve felt a tug on your heart towards either the priesthood, diaconate or religious life, Vocations Awareness Week presents the perfect opportunity […]

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Saintly inspiration for new beginnings

It’s not that often that bishops are able to announce the kind of good news I am about to share with you. As I write this column, the archdiocese is […]