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Understanding the Catholic approach to the paranormal

John Madill AP Dan Smith of St. Joseph, Mich, has been decorating his yard for twenty-one years, including a haunted … Continued

Pope Benedict goes to #OWS

Andrew Medichini AP Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges cheers upon his arrival in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican … Continued

A Catholic approach to Israel and Palestine?

As the leaders of the Palestinian people prepare to petition for recognition as a nation-state at the United Nations, Catholic … Continued

Is there a Catholic approach to the debt ceiling debate?

Charles Dharapak AP House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, stands with, from left, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of … Continued

Beatify the man, not his politics

The May 1st beatification of John Paul II will not bestow the title “the Great” on the first Polish pope. … Continued

Is a balanced budget a moral issue?

Wrangling in Washington over the national debt has featured speeches and sound-bytes from right and left, from the president on … Continued

On Ash Wednesday, more darkness for Catholic Church

By Elizabeth Tenety Tuesday may have been Mardi Gras for many in the Christian world, but in Catholic America, Tuesday … Continued

Fighting anti-union conspiracy

The Wisconsin governor’s proposal to repair the state budget has acquired the characteristics of a conspiracy. Catholic teaching (Caritas in … Continued

After sex abuse cases, an accounting

What would happen if the bishops called for a special collection to maintain the institution and no one gave a … Continued

Obama and the redistribution of wealth

President Barack Obama arrives to speak at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Feb. 7, … Continued