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The Jesuit known as the ‘father of aeronautics’

Commissioned to do some global engagement work for the university, I’ve clocked quite a bit of international travel this year, which has demanded a staggering amount of hours on flights.

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Christianity was founded by an observant Jew

I imagine we older Catholics could be forgiven if we presumed Jesus was a Catholic like us. After all, he started us off by giving Peter a new identity as

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El ejemplo inspirador de una hija de inmigrantes mexicanos

“Mis padres me ensenaron desde muy temprana edad que si no temenos fe estamos perdidos. Ellos me ensenaron a confiar en Dios y a no perder nunca la esperanza.” Estas

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The faith and hope of a recent graduate, the daughter of Mexican immigrants

“My parents taught me at a very young age that we are lost if we do not have faith. They told me to trust in the Lord and to never

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Encouraging study of the heavens, theologically and practically

“The Heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge.” So begins

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What am I supposed to do when I see a panhandler?

“Could you buy me a cup of coffee? And a donut? A man named Wayne stopped me outside a Starbucks in Milwaukee recently, where my family and I were visiting

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A French Catholic and his mission to the blind

The church’s historical commitment to the humanities, philosophy, art, medicine and literacy (at least among ecclesiastical leaders) is well-known, especially after the Carolingian monastic movement turned centers of prayer into

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Awards, interfaith harmony and Iftar

In the past few weeks two important interfaith gatherings have taken place here in the Diocese of Camden. On June 8, Bishop Dennis Sullivan was awarded the Father Thom Schiavo

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The monk who became the ‘father of genetics’

This is the first piece in a series exploring Catholicism and science. We know well the church’s stance that reason (ratio) can never be ultimately alien or antithetical to fides

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Suffering the anguish of horrific attacks

As many of my Muslim friends here in South Jersey are celebrating the month of Ramadan, the world and England in particular are suffering the anguish that comes from the