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The MAGA Cult loves eisigesis, the hell bent of leather habit of taking a single text and torturing it till it says what they want to hear. Take this conversation, for instance … And he said to them, “When I sent you out with no purse or bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” They
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Archbishop Paul Etienne (pronounced “HN”) writes about Pope Francis’ recent remarks on civil unions: Due to an unprecedented amount of press coverage of comments attributed to Pope Francis in a recently released documentary entitled Francesco, I have been encouraged by both the priests and our Archdiocesan Pastoral Council to provide some context. Their request was further
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Part 1 of this five part podcast can be found here. We had an uproarious time that I thoroughly enjoyed from beginning to end. The interview below starts around the 6:10 mark: I’m starting to think about doing a podcast again. Hmmmm….
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Abby Johnson writes on Facebook: Why is the prolife movement expected to pick up and take on every single societal ill that plagues us?? Homelessness, immigration issues, poverty, healthcare, war, death penalty…the list is endless. Why is no other group or movement expected to do this? Why is no one upset at the American Cancer

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About Mark Shea

I’m a Catholic writer. My works include Mary, Mother of the SonBy What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition (Ignatius), This 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) I’m also the author of 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). My latest book, The Church’s Best-Kept Secret: A Primer on Catholic Social Teaching, will be out in October 2020 from New City Press.