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A martyr for both science and faith

Michael Cook | 10 September 2015 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Catholicism, faith and reason, martyrdom, science, South Africa

Harvard’s dance with the devil

Michael Cook | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholicism, Christianity, Harvard, religion, Satanism
If Satanists planned a Black Mass at your university, would you ban it?

Pope Francis, global village pastor

Sheila Liaugminas | 18 March 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic Church reform, Catholicism, Evangelii Gaudium, George Weigel, global village, Jorge Bergoglio, pastor, Pope Francis, Second Vatican Council, transcendence

Here’s a Pope who condemns unfettered capitalism. So he must be a Marxist, right?

Michael Coren | 10 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: capitalism, Catholicism, Pope Francis
Nope, but it’s hard to convince some people.

While Benedict XVI is still Pope

Sheila Liaugminas | 19 February 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholicism, Fr. Robert Barron, new evangelization, papal resignation, Pope Benedict XVI, Romano Guardini
The media and Vatican watchers are busy speculating about the recent past (what ‘really’ prompted this resignation) and the future (who is ‘most likely’ to replace him), I think it’s important to take the opportunity while he’s still in the Chair of Peter to recognize what is the legacy of Pope Benedict XVI.

Time to reform the Reformation

Eamon Duffy | 17 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholicism, England, Reformation
For 500 years, England has denied its Catholic heritage. In our multicultural era, it is high time for the conventional wisdom to be questioned, says a leading historian.

What’s wrong with the West?

Robert P. George and William L. Saunders | 16 February 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholicism, Christianity, Europe, religion
Is the West in decline because it has lost touch with its Christian roots?

Mel Gibson: Conservative demon or Caravaggio?

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 July 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholicism, Mel Gibson, scandal
Scandalous tape recordings expose the movie star in an ugly light, but some critics are honing their own agendas.

The Gray Lady and her toxic books

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 January 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: books, Catholicism, marriage
Top of the New York Times Book Review this week is Elizabeth Gilbert’s sort-of romantic travelogue, Committed. It's the kind of book the Times seems to love.

Ted Kennedy’s ambiguous legacy

Michael Cook | 29 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholicism, Edward Kennedy, politics, United States
For America’s most famous Catholic, morality and politics had little to do with each other.

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