You Cannot Lose My Love

There is an old saying that says, “You can take a girl out of Texas, but you can’t ever take Texas out of a girl.”

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Ideology and Idolatry

A recurring theme of my writing and speaking these past few years has been the need for Catholics to overcome allegiances to political movements, parties,

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Who Needs Religious Freedom?

It’s ironic. The same day President Obama was in New York lecturing the United Nations on human rights and moral imperatives, a religious congregation of

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The Power of Glibness

The Internet has revolutionized communication and allowed ordinary citizens access to wider audiences, as well as an ability to disseminate information and opinions to ever

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From Bed to the Public Square

A few years ago Cardinal Francis George of Chicago made a shocking statement regarding the extent of growing religious persecution in the United States; he

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What is Freedom?

For as long as I can remember, Independence Day celebrations, though filled with family gatherings, fireworks and parades, have also called us to reflect on

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This is Starting to Sound Elizabethan

Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson wrote a novel Come Rack! Come Rope! about religious persecution during the Elizabethan era in England. This more-than-just-a-novel shows the gradualness

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