Over and over again

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Pro-lifers routinely refer to "the miracle of life," a phrase which isn't really technically accurate.  A miracle is, strictly theologically speaking, an event which wouldn't happen ordinarily in nature.  It's something which only happens because of the special intervention of God. If you're going to look at sheer numbers, it's hard to imagine anything less miraculous, or more ordinary and natural than the conception of a child.  It's something that's happened billions of times, often without an … [Read more...]

Theologians: Yes, the baby came back to life through the intercession of Fulton Sheen

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It's official! Another hurdle crossed before canonization. The Most Reverend Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria and President of the Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation, received word today that the seven-member theological commission who advise the Congregation of the Causes of Saints at the Vatican unanimously agreed that a reported miracle should be attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Archbishop Fulton Sheen. The case involved a stillborn baby born in September … [Read more...]

My OSV interview with Bonnie Engstrom: ‘Miracle’ baby helps Fulton Sheen cause

From "Who is that guy? He looks like a vampire!" to "Fulton Sheen brought my dead son back to life."  Here is my interview with the delightful Bonnie Engstrom of A Knotted Life. … [Read more...]


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