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Transgender bathrooms? Okay by me, says Trump

Transgender bathrooms? Okay by me, says Trump

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Bridges as destinations: an essay

Bridges as destinations: an essay

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Young Americans not so keen on democracy

Young Americans not so keen on democracy

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Education secretary seeks 'wrap-around' services for minority students

Education secretary seeks 'wrap-around' services for minority students

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The decline of the West and the limits of secularization

The decline of the West and the limits of secularization

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R.I.P. George Martin: the Fifth Beatle

R.I.P. George Martin: the Fifth Beatle

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Book review: Divine Science

Book review: Divine Science

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Corrupt politicians and police lead to cyber-porn and child abuse

Corrupt politicians and police lead to cyber-porn and child abuse

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God and Woman at Berkeley

God and Woman at Berkeley

A Berkeley professor re-thinks heavy hand of state

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Millennials and their trendy wedding vows

Millennials and their trendy wedding vows

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RIP: Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane

RIP: Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane

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A report from the front lines of the War on White people

A report from the front lines of the War on White people

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The everyday poetry in common speech

The everyday poetry in common speech

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England: Catholic cardinal and Anglican bishop to celebrate liturgy at Henry VIII's chapel

England: Catholic cardinal and Anglican bishop to celebrate liturgy at Henry VIII's chapel

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Dolce & Gabbana launch a collection of hijabs and abayas

Dolce & Gabbana launch a collection of hijabs and abayas

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NYC: $250K fine for misuse of pronouns

NYC: $250K fine for misuse of pronouns

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How progressives stack the deck in the game of Life and Death

How progressives stack the deck in the game of Life and Death

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Christians show more tolerance than their critics

Christians show more tolerance than their critics

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A conservative victim of micro-aggressions speaks out

A conservative victim of micro-aggressions speaks out

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Undisturbed Etruscan tomb found in Italy

Undisturbed Etruscan tomb found in Italy

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White woman refuses to have kids because they would be white

White woman refuses to have kids because they would be white

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Maureen O'Hara and All Saints Day

Maureen O'Hara and All Saints Day

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Mexicans selling Trump mask for Halloween

Mexicans selling Trump mask for Halloween

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California schools to teach gay lifestyles as part of sex ed

California schools to teach gay lifestyles as part of sex ed

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Probing The Libertarian Mind, and the Kingdom of 'Whatever'

Probing The Libertarian Mind, and the Kingdom of 'Whatever'

Review and analysis of The Libertarian Mind: A Manifesto of Freedom, by David Boaz of the Cato Institute.

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Pope Francis' reform of annulment gives Catholics pause

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Teaching Latin to Catholic students

Teaching Latin to Catholic students

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Trevor Noah has filthy debut at Comedy Central

Trevor Noah has filthy debut at Comedy Central

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Movie review: Tehran Taxi

Movie review: Tehran Taxi

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Second thoughts on Kim Davis's stand for marriage

Second thoughts on Kim Davis's stand for marriage

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Michigan: Firearm suicides outnumber gun homicides

Michigan: Firearm suicides outnumber gun homicides

Cold comfort for Michigan, which had 6,729 gun deaths for 2008-13. Of these 54% were suicides, mostly among Baby Boomers and Gen-X. Among gun homicides, 69% were black men.

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Thought for the day: ephemeral Beatles

Thought for the day: ephemeral Beatles

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The most unsettling part of the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage

The most unsettling part of the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage

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Book review: Chesterton and the Jews

Book review: Chesterton and the Jews

New biography of the famed British writer examines his complex relationship with the Jewish people as a means of avoiding the mistakes of the past to cloud relations between Christians and Jews.

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America is losing its identity

America is losing its identity

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What is the meaning of sacrilege in the Church affected by Newspeak?

What is the meaning of sacrilege in the Church affected by Newspeak?

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Should Catholics serve on death-sentence juries?

Should Catholics serve on death-sentence juries?

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How to respond to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage

How to respond to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage

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Father Tom: be careful when calling on Charlie, or Satan

Father Tom: be careful when calling on Charlie, or Satan

...because he might appear. Parents should be wary about allowing their children to play the Charlie Charlie Challenge.

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'Free-range' Maryland parents cleared of neglect charges

'Free-range' Maryland parents cleared of neglect charges

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Who was that lady I saw you with last night? Speak up!

Who was that lady I saw you with last night? Speak up!

The federal government's Insider Threat Program is a threat to freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution.

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Follow the money to the gay marriage victory in Ireland

Follow the money to the gay marriage victory in Ireland

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Can a society of spikes and body-cameras long survive?

Can a society of spikes and body-cameras long survive?

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Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

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The most beautiful thing in the Universe

The most beautiful thing in the Universe

We live in a strange time, with traditional words like mother and father being lost, or mocked, with confusion about sexual identity, with narcissism, self-absorption, skepticism, nihilism. But there yet remains... the faith

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Same-sex marriage redefines American culture & polity

Same-sex marriage redefines American culture & polity

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Movie Review: 'Little Boy'

Movie Review: 'Little Boy'

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A new, fresh voice in favor of traditional marriage

A new, fresh voice in favor of traditional marriage

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Was Monica Lewinsky's TED Talk a confession?

Was Monica Lewinsky's TED Talk a confession?

Spero News contributor Fr Tom Bartolomeo answers the question with the first in a series of videos. Father Tom with Spero News is open to readers' comments and questions.

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Sunday is a day of rest. Isn't it?

Sunday is a day of rest. Isn't it?

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Fifty Shades of Grey teddy bear advertised on NPR

Fifty Shades of Grey teddy bear advertised on NPR

Express your inner BDSM to your loved one with a dominant bear toy.

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Is the Vatican plenary asking the right questions about women?

Is the Vatican plenary asking the right questions about women?

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Divorce, children, and Thomas Aquinas

Divorce, children, and Thomas Aquinas

Divorce places children in the dire position of having to choose between their parents, and possibly violating one of the Ten Commandments.

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Merry Christmas? Happy Hanukkah? No problem

Merry Christmas? Happy Hanukkah? No problem

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Who won the Christmas War?

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CNN and its really gay Santa Claus

CNN and its really gay Santa Claus

Just in time for the feast of Saint Nicholas!

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Stop the madness of Un-Thanksgiving

Stop the madness of Un-Thanksgiving

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Thought for the day: falling in love

Thought for the day: falling in love

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Thought for the day: a heavenly library

Thought for the day: a heavenly library

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Is marriage a form of prostitution?

Is marriage a form of prostitution?

What's love got to do with it?

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Catholics face the homosexual Zeitgeist

Catholics face the homosexual Zeitgeist

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Words are little sticks of dynamite

Words are little sticks of dynamite

Part 1 in a series on reclaiming Western culture, one word at a time.

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Lessons from the life and death of Robin Williams: a contradictory funny man

Lessons from the life and death of Robin Williams: a contradictory funny man

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Book review: The Church Under Attack

Book review: The Church Under Attack

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Piketty's Tower of Jell-O

Piketty's Tower of Jell-O

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Book review: Why Place Matters

Book review: Why Place Matters

Geography, Identity, and Civic Life in Modern America: Looking for a place to call one's own.

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Obama squelches constitutional rights through Obamacare

Obama squelches constitutional rights through Obamacare

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Book review: Credentialed to Destroy

Book review: Credentialed to Destroy

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Book review: Making Gay Okay

Book review: Making Gay Okay

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Six Feet Under: Gender identity choice goes beyond the grave

Six Feet Under: Gender identity choice goes beyond the grave

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Can liberty be preserved under leaders like Barack Obama?

Can liberty be preserved under leaders like Barack Obama?

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Interview: Sabahudin Hadzialic, distinguished writer of the Balkans

Interview: Sabahudin Hadzialic, distinguished writer of the Balkans

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Speaker John Boehner pays tribute to his mother

Speaker John Boehner pays tribute to his mother

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Pujols hits a homer but the Washington Post strikes out

Pujols hits a homer but the Washington Post strikes out

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Good nudge, bad nudge: Don't get too comfortable

Good nudge, bad nudge: Don't get too comfortable

What is 'libertarian paternalism' and what does it have to do with me?

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Presidents conference overwhelmingly rejects J Street

Presidents conference overwhelmingly rejects J Street

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations has, following a vote, overwhelmingly rejected a bid for admission by J Street: a controversial advocacy group. ADL leader Abraham Foxman, however, supported the group.

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A good outcome for cyberbulling by NBA star Shaquille O'Neal

A good outcome for cyberbulling by NBA star Shaquille O'Neal

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Beyond Common Core: transforming family-centered society to society-centered family

Beyond Common Core: transforming family-centered society to society-centered family

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A prince among the poor

A prince among the poor

Pope Francis is leading the Catholic Church, especially the clergy, to embrace Christian poverty. Cardinal Paul-Emile Leger of Quebec, the 'Prince of the Poor', set the standard many years ago.

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Book excerpt: 'After Anatevka' - the continuing story of the fiddler on the roof

Book excerpt: 'After Anatevka' - the continuing story of the fiddler on the roof

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Thought for the day: Justice and country

Thought for the day: Justice and country

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Questioned: Authenticity of Francisco family friendship with William Faulkner

Questioned: Authenticity of Francisco family friendship with William Faulkner

In a New York Times article, Dr Edgar Francisco - a Mississippi native - claims his father was a close friend of Nobel author William Faulkner and that family records served as inspiration for novels such as 'Absalom! Absalom!' A new study casts doubt.

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Book Review: Return to Order

Book Review: Return to Order

Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society--Where We've Been, How We Got Here, and Where We Need to Go. A new book that provides a cultural conservative's response to the current economic crisis.

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The Book of Jotham: book review

The Book of Jotham: book review

'Exceptional Lenten reading' from Arthur Powers.

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Book review: A Match on Dry Grass

Book review: A Match on Dry Grass

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Walker Percy: the heart of compassion

Walker Percy: the heart of compassion

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LGBT activists take stock after UN defeat

LGBT activists take stock after UN defeat

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Former president George H. W. Bush officially witnesses lesbian nuptials

Former president George H. W. Bush officially witnesses lesbian nuptials

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E Pluribus Unum?

E Pluribus Unum?

A Christian vision of community includes the various generations in a living space. An essay by James Thunder applies the Christian vision offered by Augustus Welby Pugin land-use and community development.

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Augustus Welby Pugin: The Future of Land Use Development

Augustus Welby Pugin: The Future of Land Use Development

James Thunder, an expert on the work of 19th C. polymath Augustus Welby Pugin, has written an important new work on the holistic vision the influential architect and designer had.

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Thought for the day: the value of looking ahead

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Normalizing child rape

Normalizing child rape

Where are the real men?

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Seamus Heaney: RIP

Seamus Heaney: RIP

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CBS has a double-standard on child pornography

CBS has a double-standard on child pornography

CBS refuses to fire a contestant on 'Big Brother' who advocates and enjoys child pornography. Why?

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Relic of Franz Liszt finds a home in Weimar

Relic of Franz Liszt finds a home in Weimar

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Book review: Designed to Fail

Book review: Designed to Fail

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A saint for July 4: Saint Andrew of Crete

A saint for July 4: Saint Andrew of Crete

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Supreme Courts rules in favor of same-sex marriage

Supreme Courts rules in favor of same-sex marriage

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Atheism is like a jelly donut without the jelly

Atheism is like a jelly donut without the jelly

Modern atheists claim to believe in no God. So how can they have a religion?

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Author tours Canada to explain danger of Iran's nukes

Author tours Canada to explain danger of Iran's nukes

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