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Time Travel for Beginners

Who has not dreamt of time travel? My version of this came one day in an out of the way bookstore some years back. Browsing the shelves of used books is always interesting. Often, the more shabby the emporium, the rarer the gems to be found...

Hell is for People Who Are Too Distracted to See the Face of God

It was happening night after night; my husband or I would decide after the children were in bed to “do a quick email check.” The other would join in and before we knew it half an hour had passed and all we had done was give into the temptation to...

If You Didn't Want to Work, You Shouldn't Have Hired Out

My grandfather had a horribly unsympathetic saying: “If you didn't want to work, you shouldn't have hired out.” It eliminated anyone's ability to complain. Right now, as Catholics, we have a lot of work to do if we're going to be intentional...

Cardinal Burke Outlines Formal Correction of Pope Francis’ Teaching

In a new interview, Cardinal Raymond Burke has said it is “now necessary” that a declaration be issued on key areas of Church doctrine that are “not clear” in Pope Francis’ teachings. The Holy Father will then be “obliged to respond” in order to...

Vatican Document Suggests Excommunication for Some Politicians, Shroud of Turin Evidence, and More!

Vatican Document Suggests Excommunication for Some Catholic Politicians - Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture Turin Shroud: The Latest Evidence Will Challenge the Sceptics&n

In Iceland, Life is Gray and the Future is Dark

Did you hear the big news? According to CBS News, Iceland has nearly “eradicated” Down syndrome! Thanks to prenatal screenings, combined with an intensive genetic counseling program, 98% of Icelandic women carrying a child with markers for...

What Does it Mean to Grieve Like a ‘Good Catholic?’

“The right to weep must not be denied. Even Jesus was deeply moved and profoundly troubled by the bereavement of a family he loved. We can, instead, draw from the simple and powerful witness of many families who have known how to grasp, in the...

The Suprising Thing That Happened in Charlottesville

Hate is commonplace. If we're being honest, we know most of what there is to know about hatred. It's the star of every news program every night. We've seen it at work in our own lives. We know what it does, we know its plan. We know hate. I...

Sexual Pollution is a Scientific and Destructive Fact, Designer Babies, Vivaldi, and More Links!

Sexual Pollution is a Scientific—& Destructive—Fact - Benjamin Wiker Ph.D., The Catholic World Report Designer Babies vs. Catholic Teaching – Bob

Characteristics of the Diabolic Evident Today, 6 Prayers to Pray for Your Priest, and More Links!

Three Characteristics of the Diabolic That Are Widely Evident Today - Msgr. Charles Pope, Community in Mission 6 Prayers You Should Be Praying for the Priest in Your Life – Chloe Langr, epicPew