Author: CV Staff

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17 Apr Mary, Mother of Saints, Mother of All

Motherhood and abortion are two topics often viewed as separate. In fact, we tend to focus almost exclusively on the child when condemning the act. However, maternal love seen as an absolute value must not be absent when addressing the tragedy of killing the unborn....

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06 Mar Offer Support, Not Abortion

New York doesn’t often lag behind other states — except when it comes to supporting women and girls facing unplanned pregnancies. State law doesn’t require that they receive full information about their options, and it does little to provide pregnant women with tangible support to...

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17 Feb Catholic Voices on CNN

[Transcript] I think it’s clear that the church will continue to confidently engage the world, proclaiming its teachings, even when they are counter cultural. We are not called to accommodate ourselves to this isolating [and tired] culture. We are called to bring a life-affirming message as...

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17 Feb This Remarkable Evangelical Moment

[Transcript] I think it’s clear that the church will continue to confidently engage the world, proclaiming its teachings, even when they are counter cultural. We are not called to accommodate ourselves to this isolating [and tired] culture. We are called to bring a life-affirming message as...

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12 Feb Strength in Weakness

At the Huffington Post I have a piece up drawing attention to the most important message of Pope Benedict’s resignation: Those focusing on papal politics miss the real story. With his resignation Pope Benedict — arguably one of the most powerful people in the world —...

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27 Jan “Peace to Frank Bruni and Garry Wills”

Fr. C. John McCloskey has a beautiful letter in the New York Times today responding to Frank Bruni’s recent opinion piece on “Catholicism’s Curse“. Here’s Fr. C. John: The Catholic Church is made up of sinners from the pope and the clergy to its newest converts,...

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