Theology & Tradition

Charity and Clarity: Rethinking Our Individual Response to Abortion

Charity and Clarity: Rethinking Our Individual Response to Abortion

Abortion is one of the most heated topics of discussion in our country. Anytime abortion comes to the fore in current events, it generates a communications firestorm. As Catholics, we have a responsibility to set the example in how we talk about abortion as well as when and where we talk about it.

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The First Mark of the Church: “One”

The First Mark of the Church: “One”

“One?” an objector might exclaim. “Are you kidding me? Look at you Catholics! You’ve got traditionalists, charismatics, and all these different religious orders, rites, and liturgies. Some Catholics support abortion while others oppose it. You have one Pope saying this and another saying that. And yet you all call yourselves Catholic. How can you all be “One”?

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As I Have Done, So You Should Do: The Joy of Celibacy

As I Have Done, So You Should Do: The Joy of Celibacy

When the Catholic Church uses a word like “celibacy,” the world’s reaction is immediately hostile. A lot of the time, the first word people think of is “restrictive.” The world sees celibacy as a ridiculous imposition that the Church puts upon some of her members to exercise excessive control over their lives.

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