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  • "Is the Pope Catholic?" suddenly a serious question

    It’s always been the jokey answer to a dumb question, but it’s now a serious issue for Catholic intellectuals who have been criticizing, and defending, the Catholic bona fides of Pope Francis, especially since the pontiff released a landmark document on family life earlier this month that some say calls

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  • The common ground between the magistrate and the minister

    The common ground between the magistrate and the minister

    At first glance, Catholic Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Pope Francis didn’t appear to have much in common. Scalia didn’t even bother to attend Francis’s groundbreaking speech to Congress this past September. (He’s been skipping State of the Unions for years as well.) They certainly didn’t share the same

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  • Scalia was a champion of traditional Catholicism

    Scalia was a champion of traditional Catholicism

    Justice Antonin Scalia, a giant of American jurisprudence and a vocal defender of traditional Catholic morality, was fiercely protective of religion’s role in the public square, but he always insisted his faith did not impact his judicial rulings. Scalia, who died Saturday at a ranch in West Texas where he

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