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A Tale of Two Synods

Pope Francis thanks the media as he leaves the concluding session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family at the Vatican October 18. One Synod took place inside the Synod Hall from October 5 to 19. The other Synod took place outside the hall... in the world’s media. On October 19, the [...]

America and Catholic Social Teaching: An Urgent Warning

One of the leading economic historians of our time, Dr. Rupert Ederer, an expert on the thought of Father Heinrich Pesch, SJ (1854-1926), takes a look at our present economic crisis. For anyone who takes Catholic social teaching seriously, specifically in the context of the present woeful condition of the American economy, it is necessary to [...]

President Obama vs. the Catholic Church

An analysis of why US President Barack Obama chose to challenge the power of the Catholic Church during this election year The Rev. Rob Schenck of the National Clergy Council, Father Peter West, vice president for missions of Human Life International, and Gary G. Dull, pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Altoona, Pennsylvania, pray as [...]