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Seven of the Most Typical Pro-Abortion Arguments Debunked

I received this message on Facebook from a woman — going by a clearly fake name — who had apparently created a dummy account just for the purpose of …

Amoris Laetitia footnote contradicts Church’s tradition, says leading German philosopher

Robert Spaemann said Communion was a 'yes or no' question and that the Pope's document could lead to a schism<p>Robert Spaemann, one of the foremost …

Christianity

Mary Is Not a Warmed-Over Pagan Goddess

Posted by Mark Shea on Friday May 6th, 2016 at 12:01 AM<p>The basic problem that faces those approaching Mary from outside the Catholic tradition is the …

Theology

A Reader has a Question about the Canon of Scripture

He writes:<p>I am debating a whole slew of Protestants, so I was reading your excellent article here.<p>The first myth you debunk is this:<p>"The …

Theology

Is the Kalam Cosmological Argument a Sound Proof for God?

<b>NOTE:</b> A couple weeks ago, we kicked off a new series of posts where we'll introduce one of today's most popular arguments for or against God, and …

American Philosophy

A first look at Mitis Iudex

The Latin text of Pope Francis’ <i>Mitis Iudex</i> is here. The document comes in four discernible parts: introductory remarks, an eight-point summary, new …

Pope Francis

Stephen Colbert, J.R.R. Tolkien, John Henry Newman, and the Providence of God

In a recent interview, comedian Stephen Colbert was asked about the pain of losing his father and two brothers as a young boy. Colbert's remarkable …

Stephen Colbert

Apologetics - Free Audio Downloads

English | Español<p>You can download full-length versions of all of the talks listed below in MP3 format. All of this material is offered <b>free of charge</b>. …

Apologetics

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Is Atheism Wishful Thinking?

One of the jabs atheists make towards Christians is that our religion is all wishful thinking.<p>They like to blame us for believing in "a sugar daddy …

St. Justin Martyr on the Eucharist and the Ancient Mass

Today's saint, St. Justin Martyr, laid out one of the earliest descriptions of the Mass in his “First Apology,” written between 153 and 155 A.D. It’s …

Theology

Who God Is and Why He Matters

About<p>What do we really mean by “God"?<p>Atheism is on the rise. Skeptical thinkers like Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris vigorously …

Theology

Elijah’s journey: 40 days and 40 nights?

Posted by Jimmy Akin on Sunday Aug 9th, 2015 at 3:31 PM<p>Sunday’s readings contain an interesting illustration of the way that the Bible can use …

Introducing Bernard Lonergan's Philosophical Proof for God

Introducing Bernard Lonergan’s Philosophical Proof for God<p><i>(NOTE: This it the first of a three part series on Bernard Lonergan's philosophical proof</i> …

Catholic Leaders Resolve to Hold Firm to Biblical Marriage Teaching

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex “marriage” is a constitutional right, in a long-awaited decision that will have …

LGBTQI

How to Explain The Perpetual Virginity of Mary

Obama compares Catholic Crusades to Islamic ISIS

President Barack Obama created outrage at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC this morning. After remaining generally passive and silent …

Washington D.C.

Don't Waste Your Lent: 7 Ways to Have a Good Lent

Lent is a season of penance and ascetical warfare. The enemy is concupiscence, the world, and the devil. The goal is pure hearts so that we can …

A Biblical Look at Confession

A friend of mind had just learned of my decision to join the Catholic faith. He was nice about it, that is, he didn’t give me the “whore of babylon” …

8 Clues Your Friends Secretly Want To Be Catholic

All converts have a few telltale signs that they’re interested in conversion. Some of these are in mannerisms they pick up, others are in things they …

Theology