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Texas law an opportunity to address what abortion is and what it isn’t

Abortion is back in the national spotlight in a big way — and not just as a political football to be tossed around during a presidential campaign. The controversy surrounding […]

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This is what it means to receive the Eucharist

Dear first communicants, Congratulations! What a special time this is. It is the moment you receive Jesus in the Eucharist for the first time. What a blessing, and what a […]

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Five lessons learned from a year of pandemic

How has it been a year? On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, saying it was “deeply concerned by the alarming levels of spread and […]

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How are we entering into the second Lent with COVID-19?

By the OSV Editorial Board With the arrival of Lent, we enter into a natural time of reflection. For 40 days, Jesus entered the desert, fasting and praying before beginning […]

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With Biden in office, here is the way forward

Even in a normal year, the juxtaposition of the U.S. presidential inauguration and the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade (1973) is jarring. 2021 is […]

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Reflections and resolutions for the new year

By OSV editorial board Happy New Year! We are grateful to God for seeing us over the threshold of a new calendar year, and we pray that 2021 will be […]

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I met a new friend at adoration: St. Thérèse

Guest Commentary by Scott Warden During a fundraising event that seems like it took place 18 years ago instead of 18 months — when it was safe to congregate by […]

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The perspective we need heading into the election

OSV News has heard from a number of readers in recent weeks after we published four points of view on the election. Some appreciated the effort at charitable dialogue; some […]

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OSV Institute announces winners of 2020 Innovation Challenge

HUNTINGTON – OSV Institute awarded three $100,000 prizes to Catholic Sprouts, Eden Invitation and Juan Diego Network on Aug. 29 at Demo Day, the culmination of a yearlong international Innovation […]

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Justices fail to correct a serious mistake in latest abortion ruling

By Richard W. Garrett On Monday, a divided Supreme Court handed down its decision in a case called June Medical Services v. Russo, which involves a Louisiana law requiring abortionists […]

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A response to ‘We are an Easter people’

The following is an editorial posted online by the OSV editorial board April 4. It is in response to a recent letter and online petition, “We are an Easter people,” […]

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Catholic Relief spans 75 years

Guest Commentary by Bishop Gregory Mansour Julek Plowy is 78 years old. Of Polish descent, born in Siberia, he had a successful career in business in the United States. But […]