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The Coredemptrix Controversy

April 2, 2013 by Marc<p><i>A guest post from my dear friend Andrew Oullette:</i><p>Many people that first hear the title of Mary as Coredemptrix think, “Wait. …

The Difficulty With Engaging Gay Marriage

April 2, 2013 by Marc<p>UPDATE: This post may make more sense with this post as its partner.<p>Catholics are in a unique position in regards to the gay …

Ritual, Evidence of Eternity

April 1, 2013 by Marc<p>The eternal can be well worn, but never worn out. It is always experienced as an over-abundance, an aching paradox between the …

Full text: Pope Francis’ Easter “Urbi et Orbi” message

Pope Francis

Then and Now

Via <i>Slate</i> and David Weigel<i>,</i> a stroll down memory lane:<p>Evolution is a wonderful thing.<p>return-icon Return to The Corner

Francis and the Boys in Los Angeles

Today Christians remember the Last Supper, and Christ’s subsequent betrayal by Judas. Pope Francis celebrated Holy Thursday Mass at a juvenile …

Obama to Submit Budget 65 Days Late

President Obama will release his budget for fiscal year 2014 on April 10, the White House announced Thursday, more than two months after he was …

N.H. School Bans Dodgeball, ‘Human Target’ Games

A New Hampshire school district recently voted to eliminate “human target” activities from its schools over concerns about violence and bullying, …

Don't Stop Religious Debates in America

There’s a heated debate going on in this country about marriage—and at times, it’s less than civil.<p>Heritage’s William E. Simon Fellow, Ryan Anderson, …

Budget Politics

The sequester gives Democrats the public outcry they need for the 2014 elections.<p>Back in my teaching days, many years ago, one of the things I liked …

How to Measure Social Mobility

We should be concerned with the economic fate of people, not statistical brackets.<p>Most people are not even surprised anymore when they hear about …

Intellectuals and Race

Racism has replaced genetic superiority as the popular explanation for differing success rates.<p>There are so many fallacies about race that it would …

Bean Counters vs. History

Achievement differences have always been the rule, not the exception.<p>Once we recognize that large differences in achievement among races, nations, …

A False Dichotomy

Differences in group outcomes can’t just be attributed to genes — or malice.<p>The desire of intellectuals for some grand theory that will explain …

The Dogma of Multiculturalism

The fallacy of “equally valid” cultures polarizes society.<p>Among the many irrational ideas about racial and ethnic groups that have polarized …

A Real Term Limit

Term limits don’t keep politicians from seeking other political positions.<p>The main thing wrong with the term-limits movement is the “s” at the end of …

Cyprus: Can It Happen Here?

Quantitative easing is another way to steal your savings.<p>The decision of the government in Cyprus to simply take money out of people’s bank accounts …

‘Me Too’ Republicans

Contra the RNC report, a shotgun approach to winning minority voters won’t work.<p>Many ideas presented as “new” are just rehashes of old ideas that …

Senate Budget Reaffirms that Democrats Are the Party of Tax and Spend

For the first time in four years, the U.S. Congress is engaged in a full-throated budget debate. Take a moment for at least a quiet “Hurrah!” The …

The Same-Sex Marriage Debate Through a Child's Eyes

Earlier this month, 11-year-old Grace Evans appeared before a panel of Minnesota lawmakers considering a redefinition of marriage in that state. She …