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Father Esposito: The Divine Philanthropy at Christmas

Thursday, December 27, 20180132 An elderly priest recounted to me a conversation he once had with a devout Muslim. The primary topic of their friendly dialogue was the identity of Jesus. When the priest had finished explaining the mystery of the Incarnation (that is, of God...

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Father Esposito: ‘Humanae Vitae’ and its Joyful Prophets

Humanae Vitae is not an elegant treatise on the Church’s traditional teaching against artificial contraception. It lacks the philosophical brilliance of Pope John Paul II’s theology of the body, which appeared a decade or so after Pope Paul VI... Thursday, November 15, 2018

Father Gollob: In the face of hate, together we can bring real love

I was sitting in the waiting area of Lambert Air Field in St. Louis Oct. 27. The plane from Pittsburgh was unloading a chattering group of travelers at Gate 16. The television monitor in the area suddenly began to announce that a terrible shooting... Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Father Bayer: Mind and Matter

By Father John Bayer Special to The Texas Catholic I enjoy seeing religious wisdom vindicated by modern science. Let me tell you a brief story about myself. A few years ago, I was basically crippled by food allergies and chronic pain in my... Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Finding Christ in the garbage at Mexico City dumpsite

For the second consecutive year, Catholic students at Southern Methodist University traveled to Mexico City during fall break, a pilgrimage and mission trip to bring needed supplies, prayers and hope to an area where the disparities between rich and... Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Father Cargo: Share your life with those in your life

As many of you might know, I am a twin. I am the twin of Dr. Jonathan Cargo, an eye doctor in Las Colinas who has six beautiful children and is married to his faithful and generous wife Kelly. Thursday, October 18, 2018

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