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Recent Posts

Over at Where Peter Is, Mike Lewis looks at a recent teapot tempest among the Francis Haters who, like the enemies of Jesus, are forever vigilant to try to catch him in his words in order to accuse him, because the idea that they could

In US Catholic circles there are two conversations happening regarding Critical Race Theory: the Idiot Conversation and the Sane Conversation. The Idiot Conversation, which takes all its cues from Tucker Carlson and MAGA Thought Influencers is going this way: Critical Race Theory will re-write your

Over on the Book of Face, David Mills notes a moment when the scalding lava of MAGA hatred spurted out with a fury that should disgust every decent person in the world: One of the emails I get led me to an article on American

Here’s an excerpt from a recent review in The Christian Century of his book LIVE NOT BY LIES: “Talking about Christians in Soviet Eastern Europe offers Dreher and his audience both a villain that is ideologically other (namely, communist) and a protagonist who is ethno-culturally

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About Mark Shea

Greetings! I’m Mark P. Shea, a Catholic author and blogger who’s also done a spot of podcasting and even acting here and there, as well as radio and TV work. My latest book, The Church’s Best-Kept Secret: A Primer on Catholic Social Teaching was published in September 2020 by New City Press. Other works include By What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition (Ignatius), Mary, Mother of the SonThis is My Body: An Evangelical Discovers the Real Presence (Christendom), and Making Senses Out of Scripture: Reading the Bible as the First Christians Did (Basilica), Salt and Light:  The Commandments, the Beatitudes, and a Joyful Life (Servant), The Heart of Catholic Prayer: Rediscovering the Our Father and the Hail Mary (Our Sunday Visitor) and The Work of Mercy:  Being the Hands and Heart of Christ (Servant).

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