Catholic Social Teaching: A Primer

As the political season heats up, all the rhetoric surrounding elections can leave the average Catholic a bit overwhelmed–maybe even confused. How should our faith inform our citizenship? The USCCB has amassed a collection of short podcasts on various aspects of Catholic social teachings that are a great starting point for those looking for a […]

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Save the Baby Girls

The Susan B. Anthony List has sent out a action item alerting pro-lifers: We just received news from our friends on Capitol Hill that this coming Wednesday, May 30, the House of Representatives will vote on the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), H.R. 3541, introduced by pro-life hero Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ). H.R. 3541 would ban […]

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Just an Ordinary Day?

The following is an excerpt from the “Looking at a Masterpiece” series from Lay Witness magazine. In the May/June 2012 issue, columnist and former CUF President Madeleine Stebbins discusses the everyday holiness embodied in Johannes Vemeer’s The Little Street. For more information on subscribing to Lay Witness, visit our website. This painting circa 1657 by one of […]

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Fighting for the Faith

Fresh off the wires is the news that 43 Catholic dioceses and organizations have filed suit against the Federal Government in an effort to prevent Catholics from being coerced into providing “healthcare” that is intrinsically evil. The plaintiffs include the University of Notre Dame, Catholic University of America, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Our Sunday Visitor, […]

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Schools of Faith

“It is no exaggeration to say that providing young people with a sound education in the faith represents the most urgent internal challenge facing the Catholic community in your country. The deposit of faith is a priceless treasure which each generation must pass on to the next by winning hearts to Jesus Christ and shaping […]

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