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Psychiatrist: Anorexia does not justify Aid in Dying

Source: Alex Schadenberg, via Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Reprinted with permission. In a recent article published by Reuters, a 47-year-old Canadian woman with anorexia nervosa (AN) tells a reporter that when an expansion of the criteria for medically assisted death comes into effect in March 2024, she plans to apply for medical aid […]
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What Is Ideology? A Conversation with Mark Shiffman and James Matthew Wilson

Source: James Matthew Wilson, Mark Shiffman and Austin Walker via Reprinted with permission. Ideology replaces respect for the dignity of the human person with celebration of a new humanity required for its perfected social and political order. Introduction by Austin Walker, Associate Director of the Lumen Christi Institute. Ideology […]
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On the Subject of Miracles

Source: Donald deMarco via National Catholic Register Reprinted with permission Science, which studies the nature and order of the physical universe, by virtue of its limitations, is unable to confirm or deny that there are such things as miracles. A miracle, by definition, defies the laws of nature.  Being habituated […]

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Canadian euthanasia doctor has killed hundreds.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Reprinted with permission. Sharon Kirkey wrote a pro-euthanasia / pro-Ellen Wiebe article that was published in the National Post on Saturday July 6.  Kirkey, who has written many pro-euthanasia articles, attempts to fix the perception of Wiebe after she was seen laughing in the film Better off Dead? by […]
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How Should We Understand Miracles?

Friends, over 83 percent of Americans still believe in miracles, but what, specifically, are miracles? What are the grounds for believing in them, especially for non-eye witnesses? In the Catholic context, who has the authority to deem an event miraculous? Should Catholics incorporate devotions to Church-approved supernatural events like apparitions […]

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The Gift of Tongues Explained

Dr. Mary Healy, professor of Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, editor of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, and consultor to the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, addresses concerns and questions about the gift of tongues in the life of the Catholic […]
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Patrick J. Deneen – Freedom, Truth, and the Political Order

Friends, Patrick J. Deneen is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and, I’d argue, one of the most thought-provoking and interesting political philosophers on the scene today. In our conversation, Professor Deneen and I discuss the failure of liberalism, the true meaning of freedom, the […]