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Joyful, Fruitful Racism

Around the world, from the local parish to the highest levels of the Vatican, the papal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (AL) has been interpreted by some to justify,

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The Problem With Papal Mind-Readers

As people continue to be confused over what Pope Francis thinks here or there, especially regarding Communion for the divorced and remarried, one thing seems

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An Antidote for Amoris Laetitia Angst

Amoris Laetitia.  Regrettably, both Catholic and secular media seem to be dancing to a cadence of increasing hysteria. These bold-print emotional barrages are spreading undue

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I’m Cutting Up Amoris Laetitia

“Hey guys, I’ve got this great idea for a family project. We can work on it together this summer!” “Really Mom?” “Cool!” “What is it?” I

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Downsizing the Domestic Church

In the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church Lumen Gentium, promulgated by Pope Paul VI in 1964, the family is called the “domestic church”. Pope John Paul

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