Kathy Schiffer

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Pro-Life Witness Comes to Cities Near You

In the 46 years since the Supreme Court’s infamous Roe v. Wade decision legalized abortion nationwide, pro-life Americans have rallied each January — marching in the nation’s capital and across the country to show their support for the unborn...

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Can Catholics Enjoy Alcohol?

Temperance societies – social organizations which opposed drinking and drunkenness – were a powerful force in America by the late 19th century. In the early years of our nation's history, drinking had been commonplace for men, women and even...

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Final Resting Place: What to Do With the Body?

After you die, you'd like your body to be [choose one]: Cremated, then shot into space in a time capsule; Cremated, then embedded in your loved one's skin as a commemorative tattoo; Turned into human compost and grown into a tree; Stored in a...

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Were the Early Church Fathers Really the First Catholics?

British writer and theologian C.S. Lewis, in his autobiographical book Surprised by Joy, wrote, “A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.” And he was right!   A Baptist Finds His Way to the Catholic...

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3 Books That Teach About Islam

For four years historic Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Syracuse, New York, stood empty – the victim of changing demographics and declining enrollment. In 2014, the church was sold to a Muslim group that planned to reopen it as a mosque which...

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“Baby Boxes” May Soon Save Lives in Michigan

Sometimes, for one reason or another, an expectant mother feels unable to care for her baby. Perhaps she is unmarried, and she lacks the financial or emotional resources to raise a child. Perhaps she faces pressure from her boyfriend, parents, or...

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Last-Minute Christmas Books: What a Novel Idea!

Who doesn't love to get lost in a good story? Whether a mystery, a romance, or a work of historical fiction, I often keep a novel on the bedside table. Today, I'd like to tell you about some of the stories that have caught my attention this...

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We Need More Eutrapelia!

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. The origin of that old proverb is unclear, but it appeared in print as early as 1659, when Anglo-Welsh historian and writer James Howell included it in his comprehensive text Proverbs in English,...

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Christmas Ideas: 5 Great Books About Saints Who Inspire

It's just so easy to fall into a rut. Sure, you go to church on Sunday; you try to love your neighbor; you keep the Commandments. And yet, you stop short of really embracing your Catholic faith, settling instead for a ho-hum kind of spirituality...

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Little Sisters of the Poor Lose, Then Win, at Costco and in Court

The Little Sisters of the Poor just can't catch a break. First, the HHS Mandate lawsuits (which they won, by the way). And this week, the Little Sisters of the Poor in Baltimore, who run a hospice called St. Martin's Home, were robbed of...