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Faith Unpacked: Our Call to Evangelization

By David Dault, PhD May 26, 2020

Many years ago, long before I became a Catholic, I worked as a youth minister at a midsize Presbyterian congregation on the east side of Atlanta...

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Let's Stop Fighting over Climate Change

By Patrick Carolan April 9, 2020

Scientific studies have long shown the connection between human behavior and climate change. Over 97 percent of climate scientists agree on this...

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Editorial: Follow Your Conscience

By Susan Hines-Brigger February 26, 2020

Conscience: “. . . a judgment of reason whereby the human person recognizes the moral quality of a concrete act that he is going to perform, is in..

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Editorial: Lent with a Shade of Green

By Daniel Imwalle January 29, 2020

We humans tend to compartmentalize just about every aspect of our lives, from what we do in mundane daily rituals to how we engage with entire..

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Saints Next Door

By Diane M. Houdek October 24, 2018

Do you live next door to a saint? Pope Francis thinks you do. And he thinks maybe your  neighbor does too. Could your grandmother be a saint? What..

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Change on the Death Penalty

By Pat McCloskey, OFM September 23, 2018

How did Pope Francis recently change the Catholic Church’s teaching on the death penalty?  

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Where Are Bold Catholic Leaders?

By Pat McCloskey, OFM July 24, 2017

Pope Francis is the best thing that has happened to the Catholic Church since St. John XXIII. I know there are lots of dedicated priests,..

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Bridging the Generation Gap

By Christopher M. Bellitto, PhD July 24, 2017

Last December, as he marked his 80th birthday, Pope Francis quoted the ancient Roman poet Ovid to say that as old age slips up on us, “It is a..

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Pope Francis and the ‘Joy of Love’

By Pat McCloskey, OFM May 23, 2017

Family life is experiencing stress around the world. Because Pope Francis has made families a priority in his papal ministry, the 2014 and 2015..

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