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October 30, 2014

The Sound of Silence

I'm not a person who naturally thrives in silence. During Lent, I have a hard time keeping the radio turned off in my car for the ten-minute drive to work.…
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Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Cross
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October 30, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Cross

Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that the Greek word translated as “cross” in the New Testament, stauros, actually means “upright stake” or, in their words, “torture stake.” They claim that Jesus was nailed…
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October 30, 2014

Why Is Religion Necessary for Happiness? —A Radio Reply

Catholic Answers Press has published a new single-volume edition of Radio Replies,the classic question-and-answer book by Australian apologist Fr. Leslie Rumble. As a new regular feature on the Catholic Answers blog,…
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October 30, 2014

Why the Crusades Were "Glorious"

This post is the first in a series about the most prevalent modern myths about the Crusades and how to refute them. The Crusades are one of the most misunderstood…
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October 30, 2014

Is There A New Covenant Ministerial Priesthood?

I can’t recount how many times I have been told by various brands of non-Catholics, “The Bible clearly teaches that we only have one priest and that is Jesus Christ,…
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October 26, 2014

"You Can Die Any Number of Ways in Damascus"

With much of the focus on the plight of Chaldean Christian in Iraq and the fight of the US-led coalition against ISIS, the ongoing crisis in Syria has to some…
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October 26, 2014

Putting Life on Ice

The latest company benefit, subsidising female employees to freeze their eggs so they don’t have to interrupt their careers, has drawn widespread criticism. Recent news reports said that Facebook has…
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October 21, 2014

The Eternal Sonship of Christ

John begins his Gospel with a strong declaration of Faith which means that Christ, the Word is God, and always was the Son from all eternity with the Father: "In…
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October 21, 2014

Early Teachings on Homosexuality

Some people like to think that neither the bible nor tradition condemns the practice of homosexuality. However, passages like Leviticus 18:22-30, 1 Corinthians 6:9, and Romans 1:26-27 show that the…
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October 21, 2014

Astrology

"All forms of divination are to be rejected: recourse to Satan or demons, conjuring up the dead or other practices falsely supposed to ‘unveil’ the future. Consulting horoscopes, astrology, palm…
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