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The cooler Cold War

The claim that “the Cold War is over” and that the West needs a “new paradigm” for relations with Russia has become an antiphon in some conservative political circles – […]

At Mother Cabrini Shrine, saint’s spirit lives on 100 years after death

Driving out of the mountains on I-70, it’s hard not to spot: A statue of Jesus overlooking the corridor, signaling a warm welcome back to the city after a long […]

Bringing people back to God: Archbishop Aquila marks five years as Denver’s shepherd

The challenges of leading an archdiocese are many, and complex. But for Archbishop Aquila, the solution begins and ends with prayer, and bringing people into friendship with Christ. It’s been […]

Fear not, Celiacs: The Eucharist is still for you, too

Vatican City, Jul 11, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The norms regarding gluten and Communion hosts that went viral this weekend are nothing new in the Catholic Church. On […]

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What is your question about G.K. Chesterton?

Dale Ahlquist is the President of the American Chesterton Society. The G.K. Chesterton Conference will be at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, July 27-29. For more information: https://www.chesterton.org/36th-annual-chesterton-conference Here are three […]

Bishop Conley: Silence is the deeper vocation of a teacher

With the opening of Frassati Catholic Academy this fall, the continued success of Our Lady of Lourdes School, as well as the newly-added classical track at Bishop Machbeuf High School, […]

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Awkward? Or wise?

Asked to name books that gave me the greatest intellectual jolt in recent decades, I’d quickly cite two. N.T Wright’s The Resurrection of the Son of God (Fortress Press) accepts […]

It’s CPA awards season!

Each year, at the annual Catholic Press Association conference, the CPA issues awards to Catholic newspapers all over the country for their steadfast devotion to reporting on all matters related […]

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How does the Catholic Church resolve new bioethical questions?

A number of years ago, I participated in a debate at Harvard on embryonic stem cell research which also included a Jewish rabbi, an Episcopalian clergyman, and a Muslim imam. […]

Eastern Plains parish is ‘God’s happy acre’

While St. Mary Parish in Brush is 106 years old, the church building itself just marked its 50th anniversary on June 19. To honor the milestone, on June 25 parishioners […]

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The Supreme Court’s welcome surprise

Right in the middle of the Church’s celebration of the annual Fortnight for Freedom, good news came down from the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving religious freedom that […]

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Fifty years of friendship with Cardinal Pell

Msgr. Thomas A. Whelan, my pastor when I was growing up in Baltimore, was a striking character: Princeton friend of F. Scott Fitzgerald; former Wall Street broker; high-ranking Army chaplain […]