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#Giving It All

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 in Current Events | 0 comments

Can anyone have it all?  Anne-Marie Slaughter’s recent cover story in Atlantic Monthly, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” unleashed a...

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Weigel, Winters and Garnett on Catholic Teaching and Public Policy (Updated)

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in Current Events | 38 comments

So, we’ve heard this before from George Weigel: Rather than expending fruitless energies defending the social welfare state as we...

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Faithful Citizenship Fridays: Politics, Catholic-Style?

Posted by on Jul 27, 2012 in American Politics, Classic Posts, Current Events | 1 comment

The political problem for Catholics in America is sometimes characterized in terms of a “checklist” of positions, which do not properly...

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Flying in the Back of the Plane: Gender at the Olympics

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 in Current Events | 2 comments

For the first time, every country with a team in London will have female athletes competing. Last week, NY Times Columnist Frank Bruni’s...

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Lectionary | 1 comment

2 Kgs 4:42-44 Ps 145:10-11, 15-16, 17-18 Eph 4:1-6 Jn 6:1-15 Over the past two weeks, the lectionary posts have been toying with the...

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