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Russell Shaw
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In the dead of winter every year thousands of pro-lifers throng the streets of downtown Washington making a public statement on behalf of life. Converging on the Mall for speeches in the shadow of … more
And so, in this exceedingly strange political year, what has become of the Catholic vote? There was a time not so long ago when the actual or anticipated voting behavior of American Catholics was … more
Americans, a goodly number of them anyway, are angry. Opinion polls and both parties’ primaries are evidence of that. But will this anger be put to good use or squandered? At the moment, … more
It wasn’t so much the look of poverty as she saw it a century ago in the teeming tenements of New York that outraged Dorothy Day as it was the smell. Many years later in her autobiography The Long … more
Although the wave of battles now underway in several parts of the country over religious freedom laws and LGBT rights may come as a surprise to some people, it shouldn’t. At least since last … more
Now that the dust stirred by publication of Pope Francis’ new document on marriage and the family has started to settle, it’s time for assessments that avoid the overwrought tone of some early … more
As the presidential primaries wear on, a potentially serious dilemma has begun to take shape for some voters. The question isn’t for whom to vote in November but whether to vote at all. Yes, … more
While President Obama is correct in saying the war on terror is not and mustn’t become a war against Islam, it would be foolish to ignore the religious dimension of Islamic terrorism as now … more
News that Pope Francis will travel to Sweden in October for an event marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation underlines the fact that the Catholic Counter-Reformation is over. … more
To no one’s particular surprise, the process of filling the Supreme Court vacancy created by Antonin Scalia’s death has morphed into a huge Washington-style power struggle. What may not be so … more
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