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Encounter the perennial truths of the faith as they are applied to questions of culture and various professions and academic disciplines. While the faith is changeless, it is also remarkably flexible, speaking to unique challenges from one generation to the next.
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Radical Autonomy and the Principle of Formation

The principle of radical autonomy has gripped the imaginations of Westerners, but skews our vision of the Church and the Gospel.
Prime Matters
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A Letter Concerning Catholic Physicists

What difference does it make if a professor of physics is a Catholic?
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Fear, the Companion of Bigotry

Insistence on arguing for one’s cause in a limited set of ways indicates a refusal to expand one’s knowledge and accept new considerations.
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Commentary

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The Christian Athlete: Me, an Idolater?

Nobody needs another idol: young people need leaders, role models, examples of human virtue. They need the true God.
Dr. Luis Fernando Aragón-Vargas
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The Gift of Fraternal Humility

It is critical for us to understand that our gifts are not ours to hold onto, but rather are ours to give away to others in need.
Dr. Karel Sovak
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The Christian Athlete: Sports Talent

Christians are called to use their talents for good, and this applies no less to Christian athletes. What does it mean for Christian athletes to use their talents well?
Dr. Luis Fernando Aragón-Vargas
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Chesterton's Common Sense with Dale Ahlquist

How do common sense, imagination, and education go together? Dale Ahlquist, president of the Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, explores Chesterton's unique and insightful mind.
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Dr. David Echelbarger
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Mission and Marriage with Curtis and Michaelann Martin

The life of grace is an adventure with friends. Curtis and Michaelann Martin reflect on their marriage, work with FOCUS, and pursuit of the Gospel.
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Michaelann Martin
Msgr. James P. Shea
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Dating and Courtship with Sarah Swafford

Singleness isn’t a puzzle to be solved. Dating isn’t our source of dignity and worth. A coffee date isn’t a marriage proposal. So what do Christian dating and courtship look like?
Sarah Swafford
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Algorithmic Blues

Weekly learning with the Weekly Update

Encounter a summary of the week's events presented through the Catholic imaginative vision and receive insights into upcoming Mass readings.