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Can the Constitution Mandate Pregnancy and Vaccines?

The consensus is that the six conservative justices on the Supreme Court will overturn or roll back Roe v. Wade (1973) in a June decision on Dobbs v. Jackson, the case being considered now. For the pro-life movement, this outcome would represent the fulfillment of a long struggle. Or at a minimum, depending on the [...]

Towards a Catholic Foreign Policy

For decades, American foreign policy has been off track. The United States has launched wars in far-flung corners of the globe that have not only killed and wounded thousands of brave members of the American military, but our foreign interventions have led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of others, many of them innocent [...]

Fr. Vincent Capodanno, Medal of Honor Recipient

Just before reaching the imposing, stainless steel structure of the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia, one finds a simple stone and glass building situated on a nearby hill.  It is the Semper Fidelis Memorial Chapel: a place of grace. Each of the ten large glass panes that form the actual walls [...]

Ken Burns turns his talents to the Vietnam War

I'm looking forward to this: Ken Burns and his partner Lynn Novick are producing a new 10-12 hour documentary series about the Vietnam War, which will air on PBS in 2016. The announcement was made by PBS yesterday.  According to the Time magazine blog "Tuned In," Burns has wanted to do the project for a while, but didn't [...]

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