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The seven deadly sins of World Cup diving

Tensions rise, flags wave high, people cry, and players … players dive. Okay, that’s not all that happens in a World Cup – there’s a lot of good stuff – […]

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Acts and us

The Church’s custom of reading virtually all of the Acts of the Apostles at daily Mass during the Easter season struck me as particularly apt this year, and for three […]

Father Thomas Bradtke, a man whose ‘door was always open’

For almost 50 years, Father Thomas Bradtke served the faithful of the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado as a priest and a friend. He passed away June 2, 2018 in […]

They need their parents!

Immigration is a subject many tend to proselytize about, but what’s rarely spoken of are the negative effects of the broken immigration system in the United States and its lasting […]

Swole.Catholic helps people strengthen body and soul

St. Augustine once said, “Take care of your body as if you were going to live forever; and take care of your soul as if you were going to die […]

Catholic Charities CEO steps down, interim named

Larry Smith stepped down as President and CEO of Catholic Charities June 1 after an impressive five-year tenure with the organization. Replacing Smith as interim CEO is Amparo Garcia, who […]

Catholic Charities joins with St. Raphael Counseling to increase services

Two Catholic counseling agencies serving the Denver Archdiocese have united to expand services to the community, officials said. The change was effective May 1. St. Raphael Counseling, founded in 2009, […]

Denver’s Cathedral close to reclaiming its former glory

The majestic towers of Denver’s iconic Cathedral Basilica now stand immaculate as they once did over a century ago. After months of cleaning, carving, replacing and repeating, the restoration of […]

Democrats for Life conference seeks to advance pro-life cause

According to a 2017 Gallup Poll, between 25-30% of democrats are pro-life and close to 30% feel abortion is morally wrong. “These democrats often feel intimidated and historically have been […]

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Homelands and social doctrines

With hundreds of bishops coming to the Vatican in October 2001 for a Synod, I decided to spend that month in Rome conducting interviews for what would eventually become the […]

Bakery ruling: A win for discrimination or religious liberty?

“I serve everybody, regardless of their sexual orientation or race.” Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips spoke these words to the Denver Catholic after the Supreme Court ruled in his favor […]

Denver bishops issue statement on ‘Family Separation Policy’

Denver bishops Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and Bishop Jorge Rodriguez have released the following statement regarding the family separation policy being utilized at the U.S./Mexico border: “We join our brother […]