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The seventeenth century “slave of the slaves,” St. Peter Claver, dedicated his life to caring for the needs of...
The seventeenth century “slave of the slaves,” St. Peter Claver, dedicated his life to caring for the needs of slaves as they arrived in Cartagena from Africa. According to St. Peter Clever, social justice includes and prioritizes evangelization, a mission which flies in the face of Immanuel Kant's argument that religion is basically resolvable into ethics.
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Bishop Barron talks about four classic books from the great Christian tradition that have changed his life. These...
Bishop Barron talks about four classic books from the great Christian tradition that have changed his life. These titles have transformed cultures and have proven indispensable to those seeking to encounter God. Learn more about the series at WOFClassics.com.
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The title of this year’s Best Picture winner, “The Shape of Water,” gives away the game, for the one thing that...
The title of this year’s Best Picture winner, “The Shape of Water,” gives away the game, for the one thing that water does not have is shape. Its very essence is fluidity, formlessness, and freedom from structure. But a film that celebrates this freedom—produced by someone who, by his own admission, hates structure—is sadly emblematic, I fear, of a society that is in danger of losing its ontological balance.
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I recently finished a paper on chapters 7, 8, and 9 of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, which I...
I recently finished a paper on chapters 7, 8, and 9 of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, which I was asked to talk about at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin. While many have discussed chapter 8 of this exhortation, I was really struck by the Pope's comments on moral formation, communication technology, and sex education in the previous chapter.
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Friends, in light of the recent scandals, I know many people are wondering whether they should remain in the...
Friends, in light of the recent scandals, I know many people are wondering whether they should remain in the Catholic Church. And I totally get that; the outrage is warranted. But in this time of crisis, I beg you not to flee, but to fight—not violently, with the weapons of the world, but with the weapons of the Spirit. We need you.
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