Catholic Perspective

Incredible Miracle: U.S. Marine Saved by Saint Michael, The Archangel

This is the true story of a Marine wounded in Korea in 1950. Writing to his mother, he told her of a fascinating encounter he experienced in the war. Father Walter Muldy, a navy chaplain who spoke to the young Marine and his mother as well as to the outfit commander, always affirmed the veracity …

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Mary, Mother of Jesus – Catholic comment on a Protestant look at Mary

It was a real breath of fresh air to read Dr Victor Kuligin’s article on the Blessed Virgin Mary in the May issue of Joy Magazine. Congratulations for this, as it in some way also recognises that the magazine caters (and must cater) for the entire Christian “market.” It has always been a source of …

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Pope Francis’s Teaching on the Death Penalty: A Rupture With Divine Revelation and the Church’s Constant Teaching

In a speech to a delegation of the International Commission Against the Death Penalty, on December 17, 2018,1 Pope Francis denied the moral licitness of the death penalty by stating that it “is always inadmissible,” “contrary to the Gospel,” and “deeply injurious to human dignity.” Francis’s declaration could not be blunter: If the death penalty is “always inadmissible,” that is …

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The Impact of Religion on Education

Education and religion are often seen to be incompatible. There is an underlying notion inside the liberal education establishment that religious belief is backwards and contrary to enlightenment. Schools have long been viewed as gateways to a glorious secular and technological future, free of religious superstition. After all, the purpose of education is to make …

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Why Chivalry Is the Catholic Solution to Toxic Masculinity?

“Toxic masculinity” is one of those trendy expressions that is intentionally left vague and emotional so that it might wreak havoc on society. Once limited to women’s studies department, the term has broken out of its cage and now seems to be everywhere. In these #MeToo times, everyone can claim to be a victim of …

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