March 10, 2011

Worthy of our Defense

The Catholic Review Over the past several weeks, the public debate over proposed legislation that would drastically alter the definition of marriage has been heated and, in the case of the Catholic Church’s position, often mischaracterized and dismissed as discriminatory. With the fate of the bill still in limbo as of this writing, I want...
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Calling St. Polycarp

When Marilyn Szewczyk was about to launch a network of pro-life pregnancy centers in Maryland, she turned to St. Polycarp for help. Reasoning that the obscure early Christian martyr didn’t have many people asking for his intercession, Szewczyk figured she’d have easy access to his ear. Lynn Anne Sukeena, one of Szewczyk’s daughters, told me...
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