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National Review: A Priest, A Psychologist & Professors on The Joy of Love by Pope Francis

A Priest, A Psychologist & Professors on The Joy of Love by Pope Francis   By: Kathryn Jean Lopez   Rev. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., adjunct instructor in moral theology, Dominican House of Studies:   Though none of Amoris laetitia’s nine chapters is superfluous — all deserve a careful reading — chapters 3-5 constitute the heart of

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National Catholic Register: 40 Down, 4 Million to Go

40 Down, 4 Million to Go   By: Angelo Stagnaro   “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field. (Luke 10:2) In a small chapel, in a tiny village, on a remote island, a handful of friars are laboring in God’s

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National Catholic Register: Dominicans Bringing Back the Lost Traditions of Passiontide

Dominicans Bringing Back the Lost Traditions of Passiontide By: Stephen Beale You can’t miss it. Last Sunday you probably noticed that all the statues, images, and crosses in your parish sanctuary had been covered with a purple veil. We are closer to Good Friday and the Holy Week is nearly upon us. These last two weeks

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National Catholic Register: Dominican Friars Launch Lenten Video Game

Dominican Friars Launch Lenten Video Game Timed to stoke interest in a Passiontide prayer vigil in Washington, the game features a cappa-wearing friar who scores points by converting heretics. By: Stephen Beale WASHINGTON — When Dominican Brother Athanasius Murphy entered the Order of Preachers, he never imagined that his mission of saving souls for Christ

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Rhode Island Catholic: Literature for Lent

Literature for Lent Dominican offers talk on Catholic literature for young adult group By: Lauren Clem PROVIDENCE — “What are some of the traits that make up Catholic literature? What does it mean to be a Catholic writer?” These were among the questions Father Thomas More Garrett, associate pastor of St. Pius V Parish and

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C-SPAN: Dominican Friars Pay Their Respects

A small group of Dominican Friars can be seen the Great Hall of the Supreme Court, where Associate Justice Antonin Scalia lies in repose.

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CNN: Scalia and the Friars

Washington (CNN) — On a dreary day a few weeks before he died, Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a talk to an unusual Washington audience: a room full of Dominican Friars in white robes. True to form, he provoked a debate about Saint Thomas Aquinas, the intellectual giant of the Dominican Order. Scalia pointed to some

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PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly: Death With Dignity

POTTER: Almost all religious groups oppose aid in dying. The Catholic Church is particularly outspoken. REV. THOMAS PETRI (Academic Dean, Dominican House of Studies): The church’s viewpoint on assisted suicide and euthanasia is that it’s never permissible to take a life, an innocent life, for the sake of alleviating suffering; that essentially you are killing

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First Things: Pope Francis, Yves Congar, & True Reform

“Austen Ivereigh describes Pope Francis’ various reforms in light of the work of Dominican theologian Yves Congar and his influence on the Holy Father’s thought. According to Ivereigh, Congar had a decisive impact on Pope Francis, specifically in his views on church reform as delineated in his 1950 book True and False Reform in the Church.

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