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Family values are part of the equation in the Charleston shooter case

Family values are part of the equation in the Charleston shooter case

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Cecile Richards: When shall we meet to discuss abortion?

Cecile Richards: When shall we meet to discuss abortion?

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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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Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

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The moral implications of Obama's internationalism

The moral implications of Obama's internationalism

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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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When given a choice, Americans choose life

When given a choice, Americans choose life

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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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Catholic students denounce bishop for advocating homosexual unions

Catholic students denounce bishop for advocating homosexual unions

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The unrelenting push for assisted suicide

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Judaism does not approve of adultery, despite Bill Clinton's advisors

Judaism does not approve of adultery, despite Bill Clinton's advisors

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The Hope of the Family: Dialogue with Gerhard Cardinal Muller

The Hope of the Family: Dialogue with Gerhard Cardinal Muller

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A word from St Paul to Cardinal Dolan

A word from St Paul to Cardinal Dolan

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Oaths: a pictorial survey

Oaths: a pictorial survey

James Thunder explains the significance of oaths: meaning what we say, and saying what we mean.

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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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How parents, and their children, can prepare for college life

How parents, and their children, can prepare for college life

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Catholic colleges & universities welcome drag queen shows

Catholic colleges & universities welcome drag queen shows

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France: Catholic priests bless homosexual unions

France: Catholic priests bless homosexual unions

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Quote of the day: The world is dangerous

Quote of the day: The world is dangerous

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Catholic nuns take on strip-club for zoning violations

Catholic nuns take on strip-club for zoning violations

The Village of Stone Park IL and a strip club are being sued by a group of Catholic nuns for breaking state law. Property rights at issue.

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Film review: The Third Way

Film review: The Third Way

A remarkably sensitive documentary on a remarkably sensitive topic: same-sex attraction and the struggle to live a Christian life.

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Catholic drag show displays depths of sexual disorientation

Catholic drag show displays depths of sexual disorientation

'Gender expression and identity, for some people, is not an area to be explored. For some people, that simply is wrong,' 'However, the law of the church is silent on cross dressing. There no evidence that cross dressing is inherently homosexual.'

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That Tell-Tale Heart: Questions to ask in cases of comatose patients

That Tell-Tale Heart: Questions to ask in cases of comatose patients

Proponents of organ donations have played fast and loose with the defintion of death in order to advance their goals. Obamacare may have irrevocably changed the physician/patient relationship, thus encouraging euthanasia.

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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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Nigeria: Catholic archbishop says foreigners force homosexuality on Africans

Nigeria: Catholic archbishop says foreigners force homosexuality on Africans

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama says that organizations such as the UN are forcing secularism, condoms, and homosexuality 'down the throats' of his fellow Africans.

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'Science is on the verge of triggering a catastrophe'

'Science is on the verge of triggering a catastrophe'

A French physician and professor of gynaecology warns that uncontrolled manipulation of the human genome verges on creating two separate human species.

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Normalizing child rape

Normalizing child rape

Where are the real men?

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One P'ed-off mother who is mentally ill

One P'ed-off mother who is mentally ill

Much debate has emerged following an anonymous letter directed at the mother of an autistic child that suggested that the child be euthanized.

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Book review: A Special Mother is Born

Book review: A Special Mother is Born

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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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America's continued fascination with eugenic genocide

America's continued fascination with eugenic genocide

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Catholic bishops of the Philippines teach U.S. bishops a lesson

Catholic bishops of the Philippines teach U.S. bishops a lesson

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Are Catholic educators standing on two feet?

Are Catholic educators standing on two feet?

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A white paper on the controversy over homosexuals in the Boy Scouts of America

A white paper on the controversy over homosexuals in the Boy Scouts of America

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The stakes for the UK in gay marriage debate

The stakes for the UK in gay marriage debate

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Earth Day: the Old Man's Tree and the Boy's Tree

Earth Day: the Old Man's Tree and the Boy's Tree

Learning from trees.

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VSED: normalizing physician-assisted patient termination

VSED: normalizing physician-assisted patient termination

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Previously, on The Bible...

Previously, on The Bible...

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Students in touch with themselves at college chapel sex tutorial

Students in touch with themselves at college chapel sex tutorial

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Catholic bishops endorse Texas 'death panels' bill

Catholic bishops endorse Texas 'death panels' bill

Updated article

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Obama's dangerous 'drone' memo

Obama's dangerous 'drone' memo

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The autonomy of the Boy Scouts and civil society is at stake

The autonomy of the Boy Scouts and civil society is at stake

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Euthanizing Elton: the 'gay' dog

Euthanizing Elton: the 'gay' dog

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Advances seen in pro-life agenda as rhetoric changes

Advances seen in pro-life agenda as rhetoric changes

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Roe v Wade and its international repercussions

Roe v Wade and its international repercussions

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Roe v Wade: 40 years of seducing America

Roe v Wade: 40 years of seducing America

The Center for Reproductive Rights released a YouTube video featuring actor Mehcad Brooks in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision that authorized feticide in the United States.

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Colorado's flawed civil unions legislation

Colorado's flawed civil unions legislation

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Obama's unintended endorsement of the pro-life movement

Obama's unintended endorsement of the pro-life movement

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Washington's famed National Cathedral to see homosexual marriages

Washington's famed National Cathedral to see homosexual marriages

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A greater lesson from the Sandy Hook tragedy

A greater lesson from the Sandy Hook tragedy

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Food for the poor goes to waste in Spain

Food for the poor goes to waste in Spain

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Petraeus and infidelity: a tempest in a teacup?

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Ted Kennedy's widow comes out against assisted suicide

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The Dionysian rise of a new cultural paradigm

The Dionysian rise of a new cultural paradigm

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Norplant is back

Norplant is back

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Lance Armstrong: Live Strong or fade away

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Human experimentation: nothing new under the sun

Human experimentation: nothing new under the sun

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What are the true differences in politics?

What are the true differences in politics?

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Notes from the Post-Modern underground: intellectuals and moral depravity

Notes from the Post-Modern underground: intellectuals and moral depravity

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America and its cultural schizophrenia

America and its cultural schizophrenia

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Paraguay's youth at risk of addiction and homelessness

Paraguay's youth at risk of addiction and homelessness

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Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day draws record crowds

Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day draws record crowds

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The contraception mandate: What is the government's interest in promoting infertility?

The contraception mandate: What is the government's interest in promoting infertility?

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Margaret Farley and moral depravity

Margaret Farley and moral depravity

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Nat Hentoff: gadfly, jazz enthusiast, and pro-life liberal

Nat Hentoff: gadfly, jazz enthusiast, and pro-life liberal

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Vatican slams American nun: Divorce and homosexual unions are still no-noes

Vatican slams American nun: Divorce and homosexual unions are still no-noes

The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the faith warned against the book 'Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics', by Sr Margaret A. Farley of Yale University: "not in conformity with the teaching of the Church".

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Desperate Chinese sell their kidneys to support families

Desperate Chinese sell their kidneys to support families

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Psychiatrist explains psychological effects of abortion on abortionists

Psychiatrist explains psychological effects of abortion on abortionists

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Special surface shows promise for stem-cell human bone repair

Special surface shows promise for stem-cell human bone repair

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Father of 30 children seeks relief

Father of 30 children seeks relief

Desmond Hatchett now has 30 children by 11 women.

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America faces the new normal

America faces the new normal

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Nice girls don't do that

Nice girls don't do that

What SlutWalks tell us about politics and civilization.

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Adam and Eve after the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution

Adam and Eve after the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution

Mary Eberstadt exposes the social and personal consequences of contraception in 'Adam and Eve after the Pill'.

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Groupon website offers torture porn discounts

Groupon website offers torture porn discounts

Groupon offers discounts and coupons for merchandise and discounts. According to Morality in Media, this includes discounts on tours of the torture porn studio, Kink.

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And darkness covered the whole land

And darkness covered the whole land

What will emerge from the current darkness covering America and the West? History gives us some clues. It's not pretty.

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Jewish/Catholic commission concludes economic woes is a moral crisis

Jewish/Catholic commission concludes economic woes is a moral crisis

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Friends With Kids: movie review

Friends With Kids: movie review

'Friends With Kids' features pretty people who mistake sex for romance during their bed-hopping forays. It becomes evident that there is a God-shaped hole in their lives.

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'The Hunger Games' reviewed: meh

'The Hunger Games' reviewed: meh

'The Hunger Games' glorifies injury, death, and gore for the purposes of entertainment. Skip it.

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Public good is of prime importance

Public good is of prime importance

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Carnage: movie review

Carnage: movie review

Roman Polanski does a slapstick send-up of modern American foibles.

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Reflecting on developments in the Catholic Church on contraception since 1968

Reflecting on developments in the Catholic Church on contraception since 1968

It was in 1968 that Pope Paul VI released his Humanae Vitae encyclical on contraception, unleashing a wave of dissent throughout the worldwide Church.

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Santorum forum VIII: patron saints of Feb 28 primary

Santorum forum VIII: patron saints of Feb 28 primary

Calling on the saints to intervene in February 28 Republican primary.

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Facebook is not neutral about abortion

Facebook is not neutral about abortion

Facebook allows do-it-yourself abortion instructions, but censors criticism of abortionists.

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What do you say to a beautiful woman?

What do you say to a beautiful woman?

We cannot deny the humanity that God has given us. The trick is that we are called to be in Christ and then recognize the beauty and dignity within others.

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Pope sees threats to humanity in U.S. secularism

Pope sees threats to humanity in U.S. secularism

Full text of Pope Benedict's speech to Catholic bishops from the U.S.

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Pope Benedict gives Obama a mild rebuke

Pope Benedict gives Obama a mild rebuke

The Pope underscored 'grave threats to the Church's public moral witness presented by a radical secularism' in the U.S. He made a veiled reference to Obamacare and concerns over conscientious objection to abortion and contraception.

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Consortium of rabbis enjoins South Carolina to weigh Romney carefully

Consortium of rabbis enjoins South Carolina to weigh Romney carefully

"America is on the brink of collapse economicaly and morally. Capitalism alone cannot save it. No amount of financial tinkering can save a country which is morally bankrupt: that is what we learn from the decline and fall of the great empires of history."

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Florida: Seven kids charged with beat-down of fellow student

Florida: Seven kids charged with beat-down of fellow student

Elsewhere in Florida, a case against a teenager who stabbed a bully was dismissed.

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They Have Turned Away from what I Commanded Them, Ex.32:8

They Have Turned Away from what I Commanded Them, Ex.32:8

Ulta-Orthodox Jews of Bet Shemesh, Israel, are embroiled with other Jews over their demands for strict separation of the sexes. Violence has ensued.

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Planned Parenthood shows steady growth of federal funding

Planned Parenthood shows steady growth of federal funding

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Shame: movie review

Shame: movie review

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Appalling report on teenage group sex

Appalling report on teenage group sex

Over half of girls in the survey reported that they had been coerced into group sex.

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Barack Obama and child sex policy contretemps

Barack Obama and child sex policy contretemps

The federal government is effectively facilitating child sex. Why?

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Eugenics redux

Eugenics redux

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Pope Benedict: We need fear only our own sins

Pope Benedict: We need fear only our own sins

The Pope said, "The only evil that the Church must fear is that sin of Her members. While indeed Mary was Immaculate, free of any stain of sin, the Church is holy but at the same time marked by our sins."

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Obama administration is asked to investigate pornographic XXX domain

Obama administration is asked to investigate pornographic XXX domain

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Christmas is for everyone, even the unborn

Christmas is for everyone, even the unborn

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NFL is fumbling with Madonna

NFL is fumbling with Madonna

Catholic League president Bill Donohue warns against an expected appearance by warbling singer Madonna at the coming halftime during Super Bowl XLVI. NFL and NBC are on notice.

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