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10 Tips For Online Evangelists

Last edited 9th January 2013

How as Catholics can we stand up for the Church while also respectfully educating those who post about misconceptions or issues they have on Facebook?

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Pope Meets with Vatican Scientists

Last edited 8th November 2012

The Pope met with members of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, which is a group of scientists and experts who are responsible for advising the Pope on issues related to science. Every year, they all get together at their Vatican office to discuss different topics. This time their annual meeting dealt with the Complexity and Analogy in Science. Including the theoretical, methodological and epistemological aspects.

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Resisting Aggressive Secularism: A Commentary by Fr. Barron

Last edited 1st November 2012

A recent Pew Forum study talked about the rise of 'nones' in America - i.e. those who are not affiliated with Religion. As passionate anti-religion commentators applaud this as a triumph of freedom, they are forgetting that the freedoms and rights that we hold come from Christianity - and are all due to the Church's focus on the value of every human life. Watch this video for an interesting discussion about the growth of aggressive secularism, and how we can resist this widespread view.

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Scientism and God's Existence: A Commentary by Fr. Barron

Last edited 24th October 2012

A theoretical physicist from the Californian Institute of Technology called Sean Carroll, in which he argued that science in on verge of explaining everything, and there is no need for God. However, although the sciences can help us understand the physical aspects of our world, they can never answer questions about the meaning of life.

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An Attempt to Explain Christianity to Atheists In a Manner That Might Not Freak Them Out

Last edited 5th October 2012

Have you ever tried to explain Christianity to an atheist? It can be a real challenge. Sometimes they argue back with valid questions, sometimes they resort to insults... and sometimes they just think you are a freak! So how do we know what words to use when discussion elements of our faith?

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Vatican to UN: 'Rule of Law' vs 'Rule of Justice'

Last edited 27th September 2012

Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, addressed the United Nations during the General Assembly on the Rule of Law. Mamberti, who serves as the Vatican's Foreign Minister, said that a majority vote doesn't always equate to a just law.

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Books to Keep You Sane through College or University

Last edited 9th September 2012

College can be a confusing and challenging time, and these books help to keep it all in perspective!

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When is a Human Being a "Person"? Bishop Comensoli comments on Peter Singer's view of Human Life

Last edited 16th November 2012

On Monday 13 August 2012, ethicist Peter Singer appeared on Australia's live Q&A television program, during which he responded to questions on a variety of topics. During the program, Singer stated that he believes people with severe disabilities have a “lesser right to life”. He bases this conclusion on the claim that while they are human beings, they are not “human persons” in the same sense as you or I, because they are not capable of reasoning.

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Priest's New Film says Physics Help Prove Existence of God

Last edited 12th August 2012

A new film by philosopher, priest and producer Father Robert Spitzer aims to integrate faith and reason by making the claim that God's existence can be proved through scientific evidence. “We thought the whole story wasn’t being told in the media about the evidence for God from physics,” the Jesuit priest told CNA.

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Atheists have the Lowest Retention Rate of any “Religious” Group?

Last edited 11th July 2012

It is widely thought that Catholics are terrible in retaining members, and that Catholics are leaving the Church in droves. But while our overall number of drifters and those who have departed is large, our actual rate of retention ranks significantly higher than any Protestant denomination.

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