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When Talking About Morality, Start With Natural Law

By Matt D’Antuono | As I discuss philosophical questions with my high school students, I find that they tend to gravitate toward ethical dilemmas and “What-would-you-do-in-this-situation” type conversations. It is generally...

Faith on the Road: Vacation Opportunities to Visit Remarkable Churches

By Patti Armstrong | One of the blessings of our Catholic faith is the extensive opportunities to keep our Sunday obligation and to visit some amazing sacred places, too — including on vacation. For...

One Giant Leap for Mankind

By Pat Cross |

What Does “Turn the Other Cheek” Mean?

By Dave Armstrong | The saying of Jesus: “Do not resist one who is evil. But if any one strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also” (Matthew 5:39, RSV) is not an absolute. Like many things Jesus says, and that...

Bladensburg and Pensacola: Is It Time for the Lemon Test to Go?

By Kathy Schiffer | On June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the historic Bladensburg Memorial Cross – also known as the Peace Cross – could remain on public property in Bladensburg, Maryland. The Court voted 7-2 in the...

A Summertime Reflection on King David

By Father John P. Cush | From the First Book of Kings: When David’s time to die drew near, he charged Solomon his son, saying, “I am about to go the way of all the earth. Be strong, and show yourself a man, and keep the charge...

The Man Who Saved Two Popes

By Matthew Archbold | Archbishop Paul Casimir Marcinkus led an...interesting life. The fact that he likely saved the lives to two popes and is not heralded as a one of the greatest Vatican heroes worthy of statues, movie...

Successful Executive Leaves Everything Behind To Enter Ancient Mountain Monastery, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | Successful Executive Leaves Everything Behind To Enter Ancient Mountain Monastery – Matthew Green & D. Massot at Aleteia +1 Long Lost Poem by J. R. R. Tolkien Is a Beautiful Christmas...

Lessons From Mary and Martha: Jesus Must Be the Center of All Charity and Service

By Omar Gutierrez | Sunday, July 21, 2019, is the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C). Mass readings: Genesis 18:1-10A; Psalm 15:2-3, 3-4, 5; Colossians 1:24-28; Luke 10:38-42. Today’s readings remind...

Iraqi Archbishop: ‘The Faith Is Alive’ Despite ISIS’ Devastation

By Doreen Abi Raad | Five years ago this summer, Christians in the Nineveh Plain of Iraq were driven out from their ancient homelands by ISIS, literally overnight. In just a few hours, the Islamic State...