Columnists
Updated: September 4th, 2014
Is artificial insemination wrong even among married couples?
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 05 September 2014
Artificial insemination introduces sperm into a woman’s body by use of a thin tube (cannula) or other instrument to bring about a pregnancy. Artificial insemination can be either homologous (using sperm from a woman’s husband) or heterologous (using sperm from a man she is not married to). Both ...
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 05 September 2014
Most attention-paying U.S. Catholics are aware of the beatification causes for Archbishop Fulton Sheen and Catholic Worker co-foundress Dorothy Day. Five more causes, currently in the works, illustrate the rich diversity of American Catholicism and t...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 05 September 2014
Jesus, Jimmy Stewart and John Paul II. Actor Jim Caviezel believes that all three of those men are reflected in Coach Bob Ladouceur, the character he plays in the new film “When the Game Stands Tall” (which opened Aug. 22). Inspired by actual ev...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Thursday, 04 September 2014
In the middle of a Friday morning, with full loads of laundry running and Jim at the computer working on a homily for Sunday, we heard a loud pop outside. The computer screen went blank, the laundry stopped whirling. We both wandered outside to see ...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Sunday, 24 August 2014
Jesus, Jimmy Stewart and John Paul II. Actor Jim Caviezel believes that all three of those men are reflected in Coach Bob Ladouceur, the character he plays in the new film “When the Game Stands Tall” (opening Aug. 22). Inspired by actual events,...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Friday, 01 August 2014
In the mid-1960s, Ann and I lived in West Africa where we taught school as Peace Corps Volunteers. Over the years we continue to have fond memories of that adventure in our lives. Some time ago, we w...
JERRY COSTELLO, The Christophers
Friday, 01 August 2014
Here’s something you might not have known: every day more than a thousand people are rounded up and sent away from this country, back to where they came from. In many cases, that turns out to be Mex...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 01 August 2014
Producing human embryos in the laboratory for research purposes makes most people uneasy. Even those who tolerate the creation of embryos in test tubes so that infertile couples might have children wi...
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 01 August 2014
As the world marked the silver anniversary of the Polish elections of June 1989, which eventually brought to power the first non-communist Polish prime minister since the Second World War, a conferenc...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
YouTube hosts millions of clips of homemade videos. Cyberspace is clogged with personal blogs made available to anyone, anywhere. Everybody wants to talk, but few seem to care whether they are being h...