Wednesday, September 20, 2017

George Weigel on the “lessons in hope”


A journalist’s “inside look” at the papacy of Benedict XVI

By Paul Senz on Sep 19, 2017 11:24 pm
Paul Badde’s new book tells the story of a dramatic papacy as it unfolded. [...]
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The Modern Malaise and the End of the World

By Dale Ahlquist on Sep 19, 2017 03:30 pm
The end of the world is more real than the world. The Creator is more real than the creation. The end of time is the [...]
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George Weigel on the “lessons in hope” he received from John Paul II

By Carl E. Olson on Sep 18, 2017 11:18 pm
The papal biographer's new book describes his relationship with Pope John Paul, as well as the great challenges the pope faced in the final years [...]
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A “tough guy” priest, in the gulag and beyond

By Jim Graves on Sep 17, 2017 09:11 pm
Father Walter Ciszek is known for his courage while imprisoned in the Soviet Union. But his spiritual writings show him to be “a saint of [...]
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On Fr. James Martin’s book and canonical approval

By Edward N. Peters on Sep 16, 2017 04:03 pm
To tout a religious superior’s imprimi potest as proof of one’s personal or authorial orthodoxy is to misconstrue what that certification is and what it means. [...]
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Ave and Irma: How this small Catholic university weathered the storm

By Meryl Kaleida on Sep 15, 2017 06:39 pm
Ave Maria University rode out Hurricane Irma giving shelter and aid to the poor and needy from the local community. [...]
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The tyranny of progressive groupthink

By Russell Shaw on Sep 15, 2017 05:02 pm
“The danger any student—or faculty member—faces today," warned several scholars from Princeton, Harvard and Yale recently, "is falling into the vice of conformism, yielding to [...]
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On teaching the liberal arts

By James Matthew Wilson on Sep 14, 2017 09:45 pm
My maturation as a professor came when I learned to love ideas more by way of coming to love them through—in pilgrimage with, in communion [...]
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No river, but plenty of wind

By Nick Olszyk on Sep 14, 2017 04:26 pm
There are many hard choices made in Wind River. Some are cowardly, others heroic. Yet few—especially the final one—are merciful. [...]
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Are we reading the same Code?

By Edward N. Peters on Sep 14, 2017 01:31 pm
Mary McAleese, a former president of Ireland who has a background in canon law, misrepresented what Church law states about the legitimacy of children born out of [...]
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