Sharing Truth in Love

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A beautiful reflection from a young man who has been answering a call to try to help on the most neuralgic of issues; Ryan Anderson speaking at an Alliance Defending Freedom event: America is the only country that is founded on a proposition, on a proposition about rights and liberties, not only of Americans but [Read More...]

Staying on the Road of Christ — Even on the Road to the White House

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I got some messages of distress last night in response to Sister Simone Campbell speaking at the Democratic Convention. They were the same kinds of e-mails and other messages I received when Notre Dame invited Barack Obama to speak. The same kinds I get when a Catholic drives intrinsically evil policy, or otherwise gives it [Read More...]

Love Is the Answer

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I was taken with what Mitt Romney had to say today about the shooting rampage in Colorado, particularly what he said about love. For a moment forget who said it and just reflect on it — because we do. It’s sometimes easy to forget during the rush of life. Meanwhile, it is what matters most. [Read More...]

25 Years Ago Today, an American President Spoke about Love

In his famous speech at the Brandenburg Gate, President Reagan said: In these four decades, as I have said, you Berliners have built a great city. You’ve done so in spite of threats—the Soviet attempts to impose the East-mark, the blockade. Today the city thrives in spite of the challenges implicit in the very presence [Read More...]

‘God’s Love Is More Powerful Than Anything in the World’

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The title line comes from a new video from Fr. Robert Barron. His talk is in response to a Newsweek cover story (I suspect you know the one!). This message — that God’s love is more powerful than anything in the world — is the message. The one that our souls live and die by. [Read More...]

Did You Read Magnificat Saturday? (An Occasional Series)

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Saint Catherine of Siena on “What Drew Matthew to Jesus”: Because of its rebellion against God, here are the devils, holding this sheep as their own possession. Then along comes God’s infinite goodness and sees the sheep’s sorry state, its ruin and damnation. He knows he cannot use wrath or war to entice it away [Read More...]

Our Lady of Sorrows & Valentine’s Day

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It will not be breaking news to you that there are people out there who are not married and wish they were. There are the widowed, whose hearts are full of the pain of loss. There are those whose marriages fell apart, perhaps on account of betrayal or a deep confusion. And there are young [Read More...]


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