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Henry Kissinger’s Tragic Sensibility

Dr. Tod Worner

Henry Kissinger has died at one hundred years old after a brilliant, at times, stormy life and career. A certain sensibility dies with him.

The Invitation and Obligation of the Lord’s Day

Kody W. Cooper

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Christ indicates that invitation comes packaged with obligation. Let Catholics rejoice in and proclaim the wisdom of the Sunday obligation.

The Roman Empire, Marcus Aurelius, and Stoic Philosophy

Dr. Christopher Kaczor

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I regularly think about Marcus Aurelius, not because of signal achievements as a leader, but rather his lasting relevance as a philosopher. 

One Hate to Unite Them All: The Idolatry of Anti-Semitism

Dr. Matthew Petrusek

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The idolatry of anti-Semitism on both the left and right does not seek freedom, liberation, or justice for themselves or anyone else.

Homeschooling Community in the Word on Fire Institute

Word on Fire

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This community will be an excellent place to learn more about Catholic homeschooling and talk to others actively doing it.

Stevenson and Burns on Kingship and Brotherhood

Andrew Tolkmith

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Christ promises the good life, happiness, royalty, kingship, and a brotherhood thicker than blood to those who imitate him.

Searching for Home

Dr. Richard Clements

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Where can we find a lasting experience of home? Modern culture has systematically undermined every one of these potential sources of “home.”

“The Abolition of Man” at 80

Dr. Luis Lugo

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This project obscures . . . the truth about the human person. Lewis predicts, “Man’s final conquest has proved to be the abolition of man.”

My Experience of the Synod

Bishop Robert Barron

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All of these ideas and experiences from the synod will continue in the coming year to percolate in the mind of the Church.

Love Those Suffering with the Gift of Listening

Lindsay Schlegel

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For far too long, addiction has been taboo. It’s a topic that we can all relate to, but that we don’t know how to talk about.