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Vicki Thorn: What they didn’t teach in sex-ed

Nationally-recognized Catholic speaker and writer Vicki Thorn will speak at the University of Colorado at Boulder next week on a view of sex not likely discussed in sex education classes. […]

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Are we a culture that can’t escape zombies?

One of the signs that we live in a culture of death is our obsession with “dead things” like zombies. The presence of these “undead” or “living dead” is ubiquitous, […]

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A saint for everybody

All Saints’ Day, Nov. 1, the faithful pay tribute to canonized saints—those believed to already be in heaven based on a life “lived in fidelity to God’s grace” (CCC, No. […]

New computer lab enhances Louisville school

There is a new state-of-the-art computer lab at St. Louis School in Louisville, thanks to the generosity of donors, the school reported. “Generous donors gave over $20,000 in paddle raiser […]

Priest thankful for second chance at vocation

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is holding National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 2-8 to raise awareness and encourage prayers for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life. Father Jim […]

How to be a champion on and off the field

In the world of youth sports, there can be many hurdles. Early specialization, unrealistic expectations, excessive pressure, hazing, bullying, coaches teaching skills but not sportsmanship, and pushy parents can be […]

Poisonous ‘right to die’ movement targets Colorado

Aiding the terminally ill in hastening their death, long condemned as immoral and an affront to the dignity of life, is slowly gaining traction. After Oregon passed assisted suicide laws […]

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Catholic schools are Christ-centered, not test-centered

Archdiocese of Denver schools aren’t “test-centered factories,” but rather Christ-centered communities that seek the “formation of the whole child,” concluded Superintendent Richard Thompson at the end of a week-long on-site […]

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Frank Wolf: An Appreciation

For the first time since 1978, Frank Wolf’s name will not appear on the November ballot in Virginia’s Tenth Congressional District. The Republic will be the poorer for that. Virginia’s […]

Celebrating St. John Paul the Great

The seminarians and priests of St. John Vianney Theological Seminary held a celebration honoring the first feast day of John Paul II, canonized last April, on the grounds of the […]

Conference tells faithful how to pick the right weapon for battle

While the United States faces serious attacks on religious freedom Catholics must develop a stronger relationship with Jesus Christ and fight the cultural war with truth, love and prayer, said […]

Reaching out to Brittany

On New Year’s Day, Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman in San Francisco, learned she had brain cancer. The newlywed, hoping for a family, immediately had two surgeries to try and […]