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Elise Italiano Ureneck, Catholic News Service

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Disagreeing is fine, but defining another point of view as ‘extremist’...

There are many lines from the 1987 film "The Princess Bride" that are memorable, given that the characters are so well-crafted and portrayed. It is...

Late pro-life leaders knew there would be work ahead in post-Roe...

Much has already been written about Justice Samuel Alito's leaked draft majority opinion in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health case, set to be...

From tranquility of single life to loving chaos of parenthood, being...

When I was a young, single professional living in Washington, I harbored a secret judgment against churches that had "cry rooms." In my naivete,...

What the weary carry in their hearts, soul, backpacks tell the...

Like many people, I have spent the past few weeks watching and reading the news out of Ukraine. Images of desperate refugees fleeing home,...

Draw Lenten discipline from the unprecedented story of the great Tom...

Tom Brady has retired. Even as I write these words, I can still hardly believe it. The "greatest of all time" NFL quarterback's career...

More opportunities for confession could make all the difference: Elise Italiano...

I recently became a first-time homeowner. After renting for nearly three decades, I have immediately recognized the blessings of this status change. For starters, my...

Between masks and electronic devices, our children are challenged to connect...

My husband and I don't have cable, a choice made in part to spare ourselves from the punditry served up by cable news shows....

Lou Gehrig’s life was enriched by a community that chose him,...

Last month, Major League Baseball announced that it would honor Lou Gehrig, the famous New York Yankees first baseman, on June 2. The date...

Oprah interview of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry serves as lesson...

I was among the 17 million people who tuned to CBS to watch the highly anticipated interview between Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle and Prince...

If this pandemic is a marathon, Lent can be our replenishing...

During a homily this past Advent, my pastor referenced the 19th-century poem "In the Bleak Midwinter" by English poet Christina Rossetti. He spoke about...

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