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A Marian Primer

A recent convert to the Faith wrote us asking “how I can get to know Our Lady” because “the Virgin Mary has eluded me on my religious journey”? We sent him the following answer (edited for his privacy). We offer … Continue reading

Politicizing the Eucharist

Recently, a group of 18 congressmen, nominally Catholic, have insulted the Vicar of Christ as they publicly rejected the Church’s teaching on abortion. What occasioned the fashionable agitprop stunt was an interview that Pope Benedict gave in flight to Brazil, … Continue reading

What is the Natural Law?

It is not uncommon to run across the term “natural law” in Catholic journals and newspapers. Frequently, the context is a discussion of hot-button moral issues in the culture war, such as abortion, euthanasia, homosexuality, birth control, and so-called “end-of-life … Continue reading

HATRED

The punch-you-in-the-face headline I gave to this week’s edition will now be justified. No, it’s not a piece about why we should hate people. No, it’s not even a piece about the alarming threat of draconian “hate crimes” legislation designed … Continue reading