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August 24, 2016  |  By CONNIE PRATT

In November, Coloradans will be voting on a ballot initiative that would legalize physician-assisted suicide (PAS). In the following article, Catholic journalist Connie Pratt, a member of Holy Trinity Parish, rebuts common arguments and dispels common myths regarding assisted suicide.

August 18, 2016  |  By BISHOP ROBERT BARRON
When I arrived in Kraków for the 2016 World Youth Day, I was pretty exhausted, having left Los Angeles some 15 hours earlier and having had to change planes in Munich. But I was enthused as I approached my first appointment right in the heart of the Old City. Through the good ministrations of George Weigel, the world’s leading expert on John Paul II, I was one of a group of bishops and priests invited to spend time with the original youth group of Father Karol Wojtyła.
August 17, 2016  |  By FATHER TAD PACHOLCZYK
In the famous story of David and Goliath, Goliath boasts to the young David that after he kills him, he will give his flesh “to the birds of the sky and beasts of the field.” He conveys his profound disdain for David by speaking this way, deprecating even his corpse.
June 17, 2016  |  By FATHER TAD PACHOLCZYK
Seeing Through the Intersex ConfusionOn rare occasions, babies can be born with ambiguous genitalia, and parents and physicians may be uncertain about whether a newborn is a little boy or a little girl. While testing for sex chromosomes is invariably part of figuring out these cases, the genetics alone may not always tell the whole story.
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