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The Scourge of Human Trafficking

Slavery and human trafficking are daily realities for millions of people across the world, a fact that calls on Christians to continually affirm the dignity of the human person in word, prayer, and action.

Prime Matters
Feb 19, 2024

Giacomo Leopardi’s Alla Sua Donna

While not a Christian himself, Giacomo Leopardi's poem "Alla Sua Donna" points to the desire of every human heart: communion with the Incarnate Lord.

Prime Matters
Feb 19, 2024
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An Anniversary Year for Evangelization

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Dec 11, 2023
The Vatican

Understanding the Synod

How are we to understand the upcoming Synod?

Prime Matters
Sep 24, 2023
A double rainbow over a lake

The Celebration of Love

A quest of love need not be redefined by our own efforts.

Prime Matters
Jun 13, 2023
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Spiritual Drinking

What sorts of things should we keep in mind to develop a specifically Catholic view of drinking?

Prime Matters
Apr 12, 2023
Cologne Cathedral

How to Make Sense of Germany

How are Catholics to understand the confusion that has arisen from the German Synodal Way?

Prime Matters
Mar 15, 2023
Overgrowth through a window

Why Read Brideshead Revisited?: A Meditation on Sloth

Evelyn Waugh’s "Brideshead Revisited" presents an image of sloth, the vice of rejecting God's love and our spiritual inheritance.

Prime Matters
Oct 12, 2022
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True Manhood, True Honor

Through an example of the sort of sacrifice the world tends to see as foolish and dishonorable, author Evelyn Waugh provides an image of true manhood and true honor.

Prime Matters
Sep 15, 2022
A sunny day at Lake Como

A Vital Encounter With Creation

Modern life often unfolds surrounded by the handiwork of man rather than the handiwork of God. Encounters with nature help us to embrace the rhythm and gift of Creation.

Prime Matters
Sep 1, 2022