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That Song Is Heretical – Should Catholics Listen To “Christian Music”?

My husband walked into the living room, stood there for a minute, then interrupted me mid-lip-sync with, “That song is…

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Controversial Subjects

Why The Gillette Ad Controversy Is A Great Evangelistic Opportunity

A lot has been said in the media about the recent Gillette advertisement calling men to a higher standard of…

This past June 25, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s controversial and prophetic encyclical: Humanae Vitae. Let's take a look a number 17 of the document (written in 1968) which "prophesies" what the consequences would be in society embraced the contraceptive lifestyle.
Controversial Subjects

3 Times Pope Paul VI Was Accurate In His Controversial Encyclical Humane Vitae

This past June 25, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s controversial and prophetic encyclical: Humanae Vitae. Let’s…

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Advent and Christmas

Trouble with Mary? Rethink Mary and Get Rid of “Holy Jealousy

People have all sorts of “Mary problems,” like issues with the titles Catholics give her, with her apparition sites, with…

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Marriage Matters | Liturgy Live 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week’s readings might cause people to get upset. Marriage is a touchy subject in the life of the Church right…

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Controversial Subjects

Of Vice and Medicine: A Catholic Perspective On Marijuana Legalization In The United States

In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of the Archdiocese of Denver published a letter…

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Apologetics

To Prevent Future Scandal in the Catholic Church, Catholics Must Promote Church Teachings

With recent news exposing the Catholic Church’s cover-up of the sexual abuse of over 1,000 minors in Pennsylvania and mishandling…

I Love The Catholic Church, I Hate Sexual Abuse: A Seminarian’s Response To Scandal
Catholic Faith

I Love The Catholic Church, I Hate Sexual Abuse: A Seminarian’s Response To Scandal

Anyone who has heard the recent news coming out of the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania is rightfully outraged. It wasn’t…

Pope Benedict XVI

Yes to the Dignity and Beauty of Marriage, No to “Gender” Philosophies

The Church reaffirms her great “yes” to the dignity and beauty of marriage as an expression of the faithful and…

Fulton Sheen

“Christ said, not a single iota of the truth He gave was to be changed”

“Christ said, not a single iota of the truth He gave was to be changed, then by what right do…

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“God makes your marriage indissoluble”: A Letter to a Married Couple from Prison

God makes your marriage indissoluble. ‘What therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder’ (Matthew 19:6). God joins…

Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ Critique of Gender-Changing Technologies: “Utopia of Neutral”

The recently-advanced hypothesis of reopening the way for the dignity of the person by radically neutralising sexual difference and, therefore,…

St. Basil of Caesarea

“The woman who purposely destroys her unborn child is guilty of murder”

Women also who administer drugs to cause abortion, as well as those who take poisons to destroy unborn children, are…

St. Ambrose of Milan

St. Ambrose’s Teaching on the Indissolubility of Marriage

You dismiss your wife as if by right and without being charged with wrongdoing; and you suppose it is proper…

St. Ambrose of Milan

St. Ambrose Invokes St. Peter’s Intercession: “May He Weep for Us”

May Peter, who wept so efficaciously for himself, weep for us and turn towards us Christ’s benign countenance.  

Origen of Alexandria

True Soldiers of Christ Must be Prepared to Do Battle for the Truth

Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so…