Matthew Archbold

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Chris Pratt Talks God, Prayer, and the Soul to MTV

A funny thing happened at the MTV awards yesterday. Actor Chris Pratt, known for his work in the Jurassic World movies as well as the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, accepted the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Generation Award and dropped some advice...

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Catholicism is NOT the Religion of Nice

One should always be wary of disagreeing with Chuck Norris. Always. But especially when he's speaking truth. The famous actor and martial artist recently urged parents to consider sending their children to more conservative colleges, including...

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Self Esteem or Self-Discipline in Schools

Do you want your child at a school that merely works to ensure your child feels better about themselves or one that urges them to actually better themselves? The answer could decide where you send your child to school. The self-esteem movement,...

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Notre Dame's Confusing Contraception Decision

There was a brief glimmer of hope back in 2012 when those who believed that the most well-known Catholic college in the U.S. might actually be… well… Catholic. That was when the University of Notre Dame filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for...

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6 Little Problems with Karl Marx

Cardinal Reinhard Marx went total fanboy over Karl Marx, the author of the Communist Manifesto, saying that, “Without him, there would not be any Catholic social doctrine.” Funny, I thought Jesus was a little more integral to Catholic teaching...

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Why Alfie Evans Didn't Matter to So Many People

One of the most haunting sights I've seen in a long time was Tom Evans, the father of Alfie Evans, coming out to the street in front of Alder hey hospital and robotically reading words on a page asking those who support his efforts to save his...

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Hero Nun Of WWII, the Angel of Dieppe, Dies At 103

A nun who became known as The “Angel of Dieppe,” for her heroic efforts in caring for WWII soldiers at the disastrous Battle of Dieppe, died at 103 years old. Sister Agnès-Marie Valois of Canada, an Augustinian nun, was trained as a surgical...

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God is Not Absent From ‘God-Free Zones’ — Just Ignored

There's a great deal of discussion about "casual sex" on college campuses today but should anyone really be aiming for "casual" in our relations with anyone? When we meet others, we are faced with the option of using them for our own purposes or...

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See a 3-D Model of Jesus Based on Shroud of Turin

About a decade ago I read something like ten books on the Shroud of Turin. It fascinated me. I came to the conclusion that it very likely was the burial cloth of Jesus. My faith does not rest upon this conclusion but I do believe it. There have...

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Georgetown Honors Advocate of Partial Birth Abortion

Okay. So what exactly do you have to do to NOT get honored by a Catholic college? Well, to be fair, I might be taking liberties with the term “Catholic college” because I'm referring to Georgetown, which might just be the least Catholic of all...