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Breastfeeding Is Not Immodest

A friend who works for a Catholic apostolate recently shared with me that she was discouraged from breastfeeding her 5-month-old daughter during training sessions. She isn’t the first

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There Is No Pope in Islam

Some time ago I posted on Facebook this criticism of that ubiquitous “Coexist” bumper sticker with the comment, “I need this in magnet form for

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The ELCA and Abortion

A while ago, I read a blog post over at First Things that was a blast from my past. The author, a Lutheran pastor, recently

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Yes, Catholics Can Judge!

The mainstream media made much hay over Pope Francis’ July 2013 remarks in which he said, in response to a reporter’s question about an alleged

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NFP Saved My Life and My Marriage

The following is a series of blog comments posted by Heidi in the comboxes at the blog Little Catholic Bubble. I found her story so moving and inspirational that

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Unintended Consequences

Alert the media! I\’ve found another case of an innocent person being cruelly denied a cake by an intolerant, bigoted bakery department. In this case,

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How To Be A Biblical Literalist

A few weeks ago, a Facebook friend posted the article \”Everyone\’s a Biblical Literalist Until You Bring Up Gluttony\” by Rachel Held Evans to her

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An Advent Adoption Story

In his December 1 Angelus message, Pope Francis called the season of Advent \”a journey towards the horizon of hope.\” I want to tell you

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