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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...

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...

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...

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...

Presidential inauguration offers time to start over, our call for renewal...

Having been a resident of Washington for 10 years, I was privileged to witness three presidential inaugurations. Despite the fact that the ceremonies were...

Woe to those who gossip, as Pope Francis has consistently warned

Twelve years ago this month, I taught my first theology class at an all-girls high school. Fresh out of graduate school, I could boast...

Climbing the walls is part of isolation; our senses need the...

My son's pediatrician had one piece of advice at his nine-month checkup: baby-proof our home. "Secure bookshelves to walls, cover electrical outlets, put up...

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