The Question Behind the Question

Bishop Barron wonders whether video might be a better means of communication than texts for U.S. bishops.
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Michelle Wolf and the throwaway culture

One of the extraordinary but often overlooked qualities of a system of objective morality is that it is a check on the powerful and a protection of the most vulnerable.
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The most unexpectedly religious film of the year

I am going to maintain that A Quiet Place is the most unexpectedly religious film of 2018.
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The Jordan Peterson Phenomenon

Peterson’s considerable erudition is on clear display throughout his latest book, but so is his very real experience in the trenches as a practicing psychotherapist.
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An evening with William Lane Craig

What I found most uplifting about the session was that a Protestant and a Catholic—both committed to their respective traditions—could come together in fellowship, good cheer, and mutual support
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The surprising message of ‘Downsizing’

It is precisely religious faith that will awaken courage and compassion, and it is precisely the lack of faith that conduces, by a short road, to spiritual and psychological exhaustion—both in the individual and in a culture.
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‘Lady Bird’ and the breakthrough of grace

Running underneath this complex story of love and conflict is religion, more precisely, Catholicism.
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Paul VI, Prophet

In Humanae Vitae, Paul VI plays the prophet and lays out, clearly and succinctly, what he foresees as consequences of turning away from the Church’s classic teaching on sex.
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Black Elk and the need for catechists

Catechists, the Church needs you! We’re losing our kids to secularism.
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The Least Religious Generation in U.S. History: A Reflection on Jean Twenge’s “iGen”

As late as 2004, 84 percent of young adults said that they regularly prayed; by 2016, fully one fourth of that same age cohort said that they never pray.
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What is happening at Mass?

As many Catholics know, the Second Vatican Council famously referred to the liturgy as the “source and summit of the Christian life.” And following the prompts of the great figures of the liturgical movement in the first half of the twentieth century, the Council Fathers called for a fuller, more conscious, and more active participation...
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Peter Claver vs. Immanuel Kant

Immediately after caring for their physical and psychological needs, the saint commenced to instruct the slaves in the rudiments of the Christian faith.
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