A young girl peeks through signs she is holding as she walks through downtown Chicago during the city's Jan. 18 March for Life. The marchers were calling for an end to abortion. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)
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Jane Sloan Peters
To feminists of a certain cloth, the pro-life mentality is not an opposing view. It is an intrinsic evil, in all circumstances inexcusable, even abhorrent.
FaithIn All Things
Nathan Schneider

Long homilies risk charging in as an interruption on the main event: the Eucharist.

FaithIn All Things
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Pope Francis has invoked the civil rights crusader in three high-profile messages delivered during his pontificate.
William J. O'Malley, S.J., right, as Father Dyer, in "The Exorcist." Jason Miller, left, played Father Damian Karras.
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William J. O'Malley
Needless to say, I was trying to impress him. This was the first instant millionaire I'd ever met.
Detective Steven McDonald of the New York Police Department, who was shot and paralyzed in the line of duty in 1986, pictured in 2009 (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic).
Politics & SocietyIn All Things
Teresa Donnellan
After being shot and paralyzed in the line of duty in 1986, McDonald publicly forgave his attacker.
Politics & SocietyIn All Things
Sidney Callahan
For the next four years, I will be ready to protest and work against injustice. But only with peaceful nonviolence.