Clarification Appended: Nov. 10, 2009Lunch period at an inner-city all-boys school is an event associated with the sounds of chaos, not classical music.
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The Pope and Birth Control: A Crisis in Catholic Authority
Catholic Controversy: Is ‘Being’ Superior to ‘Substance’?
What’s Wrong with Notre Dame Football?
College football may seem like a religion to Americans, but to many American Catholics the University of Notre Dame football team is the incarnation of their faith in sport. Yet, apart from the battle for the college football national championship, the biggest biggest news in college football this season has been the continued decline of Notre Dame.
Catholic Schools: How to Fix Parochial Schools’ Decline
Joe Kennedy’s First Marriage: Still On
Church Politics: Why the Pope Is Sidestepping Notre Dame
Catholic Judges and Abortion: Did the Pope Set New Rules?
Much has been made of the statement on abortion that Pope Benedict XVI issued earlier this week after meeting with Nancy Pelosi. But the Vatican’s choice of words as they related to the Speaker of the House was quite predictable, given her pro-choice stance and her position as a high-ranking Catholic Democrat. The Holy Father simply made clear their differences on the issue and reminded the American politician of her responsibilities as a Catholic to protect life “at all stages of its development.” What was quite surprising, and overlooked, had to do with a different branch of the U.S