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Hyde and Scalia, Catholics with consequences

Two of the most influential Catholics in American public life mark important milestones in their lives and careers this month. The nation owes both men a large debt of gratitude. […]

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An electoral battle of the booklets?

As the 2006 midterm elections approach, a battle of the booklets is likely in many U.S. Catholic venues. First into the lists was “Voting for the Common Good: A Practical […]

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Mr. Annan’s confession

For the past fifteen summers, I’ve had the pleasure of teaching some of the brightest graduate students from the new democracies of central and eastern Europe (along with some equally […]

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John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Islam

Throughout the recent controversy over Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks on faith and reason at Regensburg University, attempts have been made to drive a wedge between Benedict and his papal predecessor. […]