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October 31, 2014

Stumpers for the Jehovah's Witnesses

The sect known as Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs) began with Charles Taze Russell in the 1870’s. Russell was raised a Presbyterian, then joined the Congregational church, and was finally influenced by…
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October 31, 2014

Prayer, Science, and the Existence of God

Can science find God? If God is defined as a being (or perhaps “the ground of being”) that is neither composed of matter nor confined to a spatial location, then…
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October 30, 2014

Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Truth

WHETHER or not you are Catholic, you may have questions about the Catholic faith. You may have heard challenges to the Catholic Church’s claim to be the interpreter and safeguard…
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October 30, 2014

How Pope Pius XII Protected Jews

The twentieth century was marked by genocides on an monstrous scale. One of the most terrible was the Holocaust wrought by Nazi Germany, which killed an estimated six million European…
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October 30, 2014

There and Back Again: A Catholic Homesteader's Tale

"Imagine evenings sitting on the back porch, watching the sunset," I told my wife, gesturing grandly. "The cows are grazing; the grass is lush; the air is fresh and clean.…
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October 30, 2014

Infant Baptism

The Catechism of the Catholic Church gives us the most important reasons why we must baptize infants: Born with a fallen human nature and tainted by original sin, children also…
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Ring Around the Rosary
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October 30, 2014

Ring Around the Rosary

A few months ago, a friend of mine returned from a vacation to Europe with a souvenir for me. She had been browsing in an antique shop in Verdun, France,…
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October 30, 2014

Why Didn't Jesus Write Anything Down?

An interesting article was posted yesterday on The Daily Beast by historians Candida Moss and Joel Baden. In it, they take down an argument by author Michael Paulkovich from his…
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October 30, 2014

On the So-Called “Choice in Dying”

By now you’ve probably heard of the tragic story of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman who has an inoperable and terminal brain tumor. While Maynard’s age makes her condition unusual,…
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October 30, 2014

Apologists Make Mistakes Too!

In researching and writing my new book, Behold Your Mother - A Biblical and Historical Defense of the Marian Doctrines, I not only lay out an exhaustive defense of the…
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