Matthew Archbold

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The Darwinism of Virtue

I don't think there's a fallacy more dangerous than the widespread belief in some sort of a global spiritual evolution. In fact, I can think of few notions believed by so many less supported by facts. We see examples of it when certain people...

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It's Time We Got Loud About Love Again

There’s a lot of anger against Christians right now. I don’t know if you noticed but the media isn’t really a big fan of Christianity. Either are politicians. Or academics. Or Hollywood. Let’s just say we’re not very popular right now. Just look...

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Hollywood is Full of Booming Gongs and Clashing Cymbals

Harvey Weinstein is a problem. But he's not THE problem. It goes far deeper. We all know that Harvey Weinstein is a symptom of a diseased culture. I enjoy going to the movies but I've noticed something disturbing in recent years. It's hit me a...

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What Big Abortion Doesn't Understand about Pro-Lifers

When I was a nine-year-old kid and told some outrageous lie to my teachers or parents (it was like one time tops), the last thing I wanted was a lengthy debate about my lie because I knew that at some point I would eventually say something stupid...

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God-Given Rights or Abortion: Which One Upsets the Media?

NBC's Chuck Todd clearly wants you to be very very leery and afraid of Republican Alabama Senate nominee Roy Moore because he's a... wait for it... a "FUNDAMENTALIST" who "doesn't appear to believe in the Constitution" because he believes rights...

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Hospital Board to Pope: Nah, We're Gonna Keep Killing People

[Editor's Note: In the case of the Belgian Brothers of Charity hospitals, it is the civil board, not the religious order itself, that is resisting the Church's teaching against euthanasia. As reported by Andrea Gagliarducci of the Catholic News...

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Justice Department Sides with Christian Baker in Supreme Court Case

So when people say elections matter I'm thinking this is what they mean. The Trump administration's Justice Department filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Jack Phillips, the Christian baker who refused to bake a wedding cake...

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Claritas U. is an Innovative Tool for Catholic Clarity

According to Brandon Vogt, founder of Claritas U, there are two types of Catholics. There are "nervous Catholics" who when their faith is challenged, shy away. We all know that feeling. People challenge you and there you are, expected to defend...

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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...

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KLM Takes Pride in Disordered Seat Belts as Unintentionally Funny Ad Backfires

This is the best kind of hilarious because the best kind is always unintentional. But this pro-gay pride ad from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is especially hilarious because it delivers exactly the opposite message from what they intended. You'll...