Commentary

Why is Michael a saint?/ Ashes of a non-Catholic

Father Doyle fields questions about why St. Michael the Archangel is a saint and whether a Catholic can be involved in scattering the ashes of a non-Catholic loved one who requests it.
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A church of sinners

Ideas have consequences, and for decades some very bad ideas have given aid and comfort to predators inside and outside the church.
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Why accompaniment involves apologetics

In the evangelical context, therefore, true accompaniment goes beyond fellowship. It has to do with offering the bread of life.
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Did Jesus die at 33?/ Civil wedding ceremony — should we go?

Father Doyle fields questions on how old Jesus was when he died and whether Catholics should attend civil wedding ceremonies.
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Baltimore and the Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus will acknowledge an important part of their roots Aug. 7-9, when the world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization holds its 136th annual Supreme Convention in Baltimore.
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Nothing is ‘normal’ after the death of a child

The day after Nick left us, I was sobbing uncontrollably, pacing the floor alone in my living room, when my husband was out. I screamed at God, saying, “How could you take my son? My son!! Why did you take him from me???!!!”
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No problem, just opportunity for Spalding group after Haiti mission canceled

The power of a person’s will to do good and to share love with others is something that should never be underestimated.
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The Summer Reading List

The vacation season is an opportunity to escape TwitterWorld and do some serious reading. These books will help make your summer enjoyable, instructive, or both.
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All in the timing

Maybe, I find myself realizing, we all long to understand time better so we can know how to make better use of it.
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Family matters

Our culture is hard on faith. In the name of freedom of choice, we are arguably becoming one of the least free societies.
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A conversation about ‘Humanae Vitae’ may finally be possible

If 1968 was one of the worst years possible for "Humanae Vitae" to be heard, then 2018 may be one of the best. Let the conversation begin.
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Independence Day: Political tips from Charles Carroll of Carrollton

What might American Catholics learn in the year 2018 from the first important Catholic politician in the English-speaking portion of the future United States?
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