Atheists

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ATHEISTS AND THEIR BELIEFS by K. E. Colombini6 . 7 . 18 Like Twain, Gandhi, and Einstein, Chesterton is misquoted almost as often as he is quoted accurately. One of my favorites is the statement that once people stop believing in God, they will believe in anything. This quote is actually a reinterpretation of a line…

Loving Your Enemies

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Loving Our Enemies THOMAS MERTON Do not think that you can show your love for Christ by hating those who seem to be his enemies on earth. Suppose they really do hate him: nevertheless he loves them, and you cannot be united with him unless you love them too. If you hate the enemies of…

Battle for Purity

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The Battle for Purity EDWARD SRI The battle for purity is ultimately fought deep in the recesses of the human heart. Our hearts were made to love, but since the Fall, they have been tainted by a desire to use others. This effect of original sin is seen perhaps most dramatically in our encounters with…

About Divorce

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An honest discussion about divorce is rare FATHER RAYMOND J. DE SOUZA I doubt there was any deliberate connection, but the Royal wedding was in fact another cultural marker in the normalization of divorce. Her Majesty’s Government for Canada announced, the day after the Queen’s official birthday (Victoria Day), and a few days after the…

“Incels”

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“Incels” and the Meaning of Sex NICHOLAS SENZ Events sometimes introduce new terminology into our public consciousness or draw attention to an obscure word. The recent attack in Toronto, in which a man assaulted a group of women with his car out of anger about his present relationship status, has produced another word: “incel,” or “involuntary…