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August 12, 2012

A stirring American defense of the rights of believers

A stirring American defense of the rights of believers State of religious freedom in our country

Editorial: Marriage divide The institutionalization of gay marriage and its attendant legal moves are likely to ...

Episcopal decision

Episcopal decision Episcopal Church’s decision to bless same-sex unions is discouraging news for Catholics

Letters to the Editor for August 12, 2012 Family planning, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, surrogacy, and political civility

Marking 800th anniversary of 'luminous' saint's consecration

Marking 800th anniversary of 'luminous' saint's consecration Clare of Assisi’s life of prayer, radical poverty resonates eight centuries later

Old and new lessons

Old and new lessons With marriage collapsing and 40 percent of kids born out of wedlock, society is blind ...

Parish boundaries

Parish boundaries There is no requirement for Catholics to attend their territorial parishes, but it is ...

Praying at Florentine churches comes at a cost

Praying at Florentine churches comes at a cost Fees for entrance to Italian city’s religious marvels diminish visitors’ access to the ...

Reflecting on the mothers of the Church

Reflecting on the mothers of the Church Author explains role of women in early Christianity and the remarkable contributions ...

Saints and Scholars

Saints and Scholars Meet some brilliant, bold and holy women who have influenced the Church in the past ...

Same-sex marriage cases headed to Supreme Court

Same-sex marriage cases headed to Supreme Court Two high-profile appeals, along with other events, reflect growing conflict over ...

Opening the Word: Simply Jesus

Opening the Word: Simply Jesus Jesus’ perfect wisdom is available to us through the sacraments — with it we will ...

Unmet need?

What international priests have to offer U.S. parishes Modern-day missionaries witness to the universality of the Faith, bring devotions from ...

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