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AFTER DARWIN

The ice is beginning to crack in another section of the cold, hard surface of modernity. The part of the frozen lake that is breaking up this time is Darwinism, or at least Darwinism as a worldview with implications for

Cardinal Sarah: Church is facing ‘grave risk’ of schism over morality

Cardinal Robert Sarah warned that the Church’s unity is being threatened by influential leaders within the Church who “insist” that national churches have the “capacity to decide for themselves” on doctrinal and moral matters. “Without a common faith, the Church

Flashback: Pope’s retreat preacher speaks on Antichrist as a ‘pacifist, ecologist and ecumenist’

In the light of current events in the world and in the Catholic Church, it seems important to resurrect an especially thought-provoking 2007 article by LifeSite’s John-Henry Westen re-published below. That article was widely quoted at the time and for

I’m terrified of this indisputable pro-choice argument | Opinion | LifeSite

I couldn’t help but open an email with the subject line: “You’re afraid of this pro-choice argument” Afraid? I’m afraid of a lot of things. Actually, five things: spiders, asteroids, ghosts, head lice, and malaria. But arguments? Especially pro-abortion arguments?

The Orthodox Imperative

by: Avery Cardinal Dulles August 2006 The word orthodox derives from the Greek word orthodoxía, which standard dictionaries translate as “right opinion.” Aristotle used the verb orthodoxein with the meaning “to have a right opinion.” The Greek-speaking Church Fathers continued to use

Sounds of Silence

By: Karl Keating, November 30, 2016 Jimmy Stewart and Margaret Sullavan starred in a delightful romantic comedy called The Shop Around the Corner (1940). I don’t know why the movie’s title included Around the Corner, since the location of the

Acclaimed Atheist Poet Becomes Catholic: ‘My Tears Just Stopped’

By: Mark Judge| November 30, 2016 “If you’re there, you have to help me.” Those are the words that poet Sally Read said to an icon of Jesus in 2010. Read, a British poet and atheist, had stopped into a

Texas Comes Out With Massive Statement About the Sanctity of Life With New Rule About Aborted Babies

By Kayla Brandon, November 30th, 2016 Under current Texas law, “fetal remains” from abortions are most often disposed in sanitary landfills or sewers, but that will all change come December 19th. According to the Texas Tribune, the Lone Star State will