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Christians must consider next steps in the wake of same-sex marriage decision

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Muslim terror strikes three continents simultaneously

Muslim terror strikes three continents simultaneously

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The Unisex heresy

The Unisex heresy

Part 1 in a four part series.

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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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Why Muslims go to war

Why Muslims go to war

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Media misrepresents Pope Francis

Media misrepresents Pope Francis

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Ann Coulter: Republicans are 'corrupt' on immigration issue

Ann Coulter: Republicans are 'corrupt' on immigration issue

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What is a monastic retreat?

What is a monastic retreat?

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Catholic bishop calls out 'Jewish Zealots'

Catholic bishop calls out 'Jewish Zealots'

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World's Lutherans drop investments in fossil fuels

World's Lutherans drop investments in fossil fuels

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Gun manufacturers and investors are 'hypocrites' says Pope Francis

Gun manufacturers and investors are 'hypocrites' says Pope Francis

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A month of mayhem: Muslim slaughter of Christians

A month of mayhem: Muslim slaughter of Christians

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What would Oscar Wilde say about same-sex marriage?

What would Oscar Wilde say about same-sex marriage?

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Growing atheism in Spain

Growing atheism in Spain

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Pope Francis' environmental encyclical: respecting God and the natural order

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Catholic preliminaries to the 2016 presidential election

Catholic preliminaries to the 2016 presidential election

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Spero News Daily Brief - Jun 19, 2015

Spero News Daily Brief - Jun 19, 2015

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Who were the Pope's advisers on Laudato Si?

Who were the Pope's advisers on Laudato Si?

An Un-Holy Alliance at the Vatican?

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Sin, not markets, causes environmental degradation

Sin, not markets, causes environmental degradation

Kishore Jayabalan reflects on the Laudato Si encyclical, saying Pope Francis seems to blame markets, over-consumption and especially finance, rather than human sin, for all our environmental problems.

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Overview of Pope Francis' environmental encyclical: Laudato si

Overview of Pope Francis' environmental encyclical: Laudato si

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Pope Francis' encyclical calls for engaging with the world

Pope Francis' encyclical calls for engaging with the world

In Laudato Si, the Pope expands on Catholic teaching on mankind's responsibility to care for creation, and to protect and care for the most vulnerable. This letter builds on teachings of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope St. John Paul II.

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Let Pope Francis be Pope Francis

Let Pope Francis be Pope Francis

Pope Francis gives everyone much to consider in his encyclical Laudato si. But maybe he needs a better editor.

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Obama on shooting: This doesn't happen in other advanced countries

Obama on shooting: This doesn't happen in other advanced countries

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Renowned Catholic theologian comments on environmental encyclical 'Laudato si'

Renowned Catholic theologian comments on environmental encyclical 'Laudato si'

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Environmentalists misrepresent Pope's encyclical on environment

Environmentalists misrepresent Pope's encyclical on environment

Environmentalists are frequently in favor of population control and abortion, points out an expert on Catholic teaching.

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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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Charleston SC police identify mass murderer

Charleston SC police identify mass murderer

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Laudato si: Sin is at the root of the desecration of the environment

Laudato si: Sin is at the root of the desecration of the environment

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Israeli officials condemn Zionist attack on Christian church

Israeli officials condemn Zionist attack on Christian church

Ashkenazi Rabbi Davi Lau condemned the attack against the Church of the Multiplication as being at odds with Jewish values.

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Spero News Daily Brief - Jun 18, 2015

Spero News Daily Brief - Jun 18, 2015

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Pope condemns environmental destruction and excessive profits

Pope condemns environmental destruction and excessive profits

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Catholic girl/activist calls on Pope to shut down oil plant on Catholic land

Catholic girl/activist calls on Pope to shut down oil plant on Catholic land

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Pope's environmentalism is 'unjust' and 'disgrace'

Pope's environmentalism is 'unjust' and 'disgrace'

A video contends that the most vulnerable in society, especially the elderly, would be hurt by energy policies that are advocated by Pope Francis's environmental encyclical.

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Tucson police prepare for 'anti-Islam' rally at local mosque

Tucson police prepare for 'anti-Islam' rally at local mosque

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Pope Francis: creation is being ruined

Pope Francis: creation is being ruined

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Britain faces unprecedented Muslim threat

Britain faces unprecedented Muslim threat

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Progressive Catholic nun says Republicans care only for themselves

Progressive Catholic nun says Republicans care only for themselves

Catholic politicians, such as Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, said Sister Simon Campbell, are ignorant of social teachings of the Church that call for caring for others. She also opined on the coming encyclical letter on the environment.

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New York assembly considers phony sex abuse bill

New York assembly considers phony sex abuse bill

A bill that would lift the statute of limitations for certain crimes would actually target some offenders, but leave school teachers Scot-free.

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America is losing its identity

America is losing its identity

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New York Times and AP again cover-up gay sex abuse

New York Times and AP again cover-up gay sex abuse

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When politics destroys religion

When politics destroys religion

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Vatican environmental encyclical leaked

Vatican environmental encyclical leaked

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Syrian Christians: between a rock and a hard place

Syrian Christians: between a rock and a hard place

The last four years have been a nightmare for Syria: war, famine, destruction, hatred. Christians are at risk of disappearing from where they have been for 2000 years. The Melkite Archbishop of Aleppo urges the West to stop ISIS.

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How the Church may baptize the alienated

How the Church may baptize the alienated

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Pope Francis and Putin exchange views on Ukraine and Mideast

Pope Francis and Putin exchange views on Ukraine and Mideast

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Early evidence of Christianity found in Israel

Early evidence of Christianity found in Israel

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Pope Francis to discuss Ukraine with Putin

Pope Francis to discuss Ukraine with Putin

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Islamic State demonstrates beheading to children for educational purposes

Islamic State demonstrates beheading to children for educational purposes

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Pope Francis and impending environmental break-down

Pope Francis and impending environmental break-down

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Pope Francis addresses gender identity

Pope Francis addresses gender identity

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Bill Maher's poor logic about Christians

Bill Maher's poor logic about Christians

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Santorum rebuked for seeking to silence Pope Francis on environment

Santorum rebuked for seeking to silence Pope Francis on environment

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Canadian social democrat leader demands apology from Pope Francis

Canadian social democrat leader demands apology from Pope Francis

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Pope Francis and demonic gender theory

Pope Francis and demonic gender theory

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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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Gay employee of Catholic Relief Services resigns

Gay employee of Catholic Relief Services resigns

Rick Estridge, a V.P. at Catholic Relief Services, resigned "because of the stress" when the Lepanto Institute uncovered his same-sex marriage. CRS objects to "attacks and the tactics of the groups which launch them," some of which consist of Catholics.

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Environmentalists seek shut-down of Catholic climate debate

Environmentalists seek shut-down of Catholic climate debate

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Muslim community organizer busted in child-sex sting

Muslim community organizer busted in child-sex sting

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Book review: Christian Persecutions in the Middle East: A 21st Century Tragedy

Book review: Christian Persecutions in the Middle East: A 21st Century Tragedy

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The greatness of Pope Francis imperiled by Cardinal Pell

The greatness of Pope Francis imperiled by Cardinal Pell

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Ireland's blasphemous ballot

Ireland's blasphemous ballot

Funded with $17 million in donations, the campaign to institute same-sex marriage in Ireland was successful. Ireland is now in an adolescent and irrational rebellion, exploited by interests hostile to civilization.

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Thought for the Day: the Lord will provide

Thought for the Day: the Lord will provide

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The restoration of the Catholic faith in Ireland

The restoration of the Catholic faith in Ireland

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The spirit of covetousness and class warfare in the Catholic Church

The spirit of covetousness and class warfare in the Catholic Church

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Sister Megan Rice: a merry warrior for peace

Sister Megan Rice: a merry warrior for peace

Sister Megan Rice broke into the Oak Ridge Lab as a protest against nuclear weapon development.

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Phoenix AZ free-speech advocate receives death threats

Phoenix AZ free-speech advocate receives death threats

John Ritzheimer and his group are planning to rally for free speech outside a Phoenix mosque. Ritzheimer has now received "credible" death threats and is in hiding. Feds and police prepare for a confrontation at the mosque that produced 2 terrorists.

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The tyranny of false democracies

The Islamic State spreads terror and political docility through its beheadings and rapes. Others clothe themselves with respectability and government to oppress others.

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Bikers rally at Arizona mosque to defend freedom of speech

Bikers rally at Arizona mosque to defend freedom of speech

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The Unholy Alliance of Islamists and leftists

The Unholy Alliance of Islamists and leftists

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Father Tom: A discourse on normalcy

Father Tom: A discourse on normalcy

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Pope Francis: seeking God and wealth is

Pope Francis: seeking God and wealth is "ugly"

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One Islam is like another

One Islam is like another

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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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Marco Rubio defends free speech and freedom of religion

Marco Rubio defends free speech and freedom of religion

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Pope Francis should support abandoned spouses of Catholic marriages

Pope Francis should support abandoned spouses of Catholic marriages

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Obama's fear of commitment to fight Islamic State terror

Obama's fear of commitment to fight Islamic State terror

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On Memorial Day, remember the Four Chaplains

On Memorial Day, remember the Four Chaplains

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Pope Francis: voice of Oscar Romero still resonates today

Pope Francis: voice of Oscar Romero still resonates today

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The coming crisis in the Catholic Church

The coming crisis in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis is perceived as a 'man like us' who has not spoken out forcefully on issues of the day. Are we in the presence of the beginnings of a time when the Catholic Church will lose much and begun much smaller?

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Alinskyian community organizers use churches to pursue radical politics

Alinskyian community organizers use churches to pursue radical politics

A new book "Organizing the Culture of Death" examines the inroads radical and leftist politics have made in religious communities duped by community organizers.

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Why the Ever Lasting Man still lasts

Why the Ever Lasting Man still lasts

The legacy of Gilbert Keith Chesterton.

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Saudi Arabia is looking for a few good executioners

Saudi Arabia is looking for a few good executioners

Have sword, will travel.

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Notre Dame University: looking over a four-leaf clover

Notre Dame University: looking over a four-leaf clover

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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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Vatican aligns with free-market advocate Jeffrey Sachs

Vatican aligns with free-market advocate Jeffrey Sachs

Sachs advised the government of Chile after the fall of socialist president Salvador Allende in its transition to a more market-based economy. He is also an advocate of abortion as an effective means of population control.

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Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

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Once denied a visa by Obama administration, Iraqi Christian testifies on Islamic terrorism

Once denied a visa by Obama administration, Iraqi Christian testifies on Islamic terrorism

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The effects of growing secularization of America

The effects of growing secularization of America

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Parker: progressives dream to run everyone's life

Parker: progressives dream to run everyone's life

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Catholic Action vs. Alinskyian organizing

Catholic Action vs. Alinskyian organizing

How radicals pervert Christian teachings and churches in order to advance leftist goals in the United States.

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Is Allah the God of love or the god of Will?

Is Allah the God of love or the god of Will?

Islam teaches that all people are naturally born as members of Dar-al-Islam. For Islam, Allah is Will and can make evil good and good evil. Thus, Muslims can do Allah's Will by commiting evil. What is the West to respond to this clash of civilizations?

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Pope Francis: honorary Globetrotter

Pope Francis: honorary Globetrotter

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Arabized non-native Islam a challenge for west Africa

Arabized non-native Islam a challenge for west Africa

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Father Tom: Church should give up tax-exempt status to save souls

Father Tom: Church should give up tax-exempt status to save souls

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A common date for Easter being discussed

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No role for absolutism in a free society

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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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The moral implications of Obama's internationalism

The moral implications of Obama's internationalism

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Want peace? Know Jesus Christ says Archbishop Sviatoslav

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