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“Nones” Like Church More Than You’d Think

Americans with no religious identity are open to stopping by church from time to time.

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Are Followers of Jesus the Kind of People Who Put Someone to Death?

A criminal defense attorney’s thoughts about capital punishment this Easter season.

5 Ways Pope Francis Is Shaking Up the Church

He disappoints the liberals and scares the conservatives — what’s not to like?

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Did the Trappist monk change the world? Maybe not. But he changed my life, and he could change yours, too.

The Catholic Church Supports Science…Plus 9 More Things You Should Know

Two Jesuit scientists list must-know facts about the Vatican-owned observatory.

Be Fruitful and Multiply — But How Fruitful?

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