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ASK FATHER: Playing cards and deception, bluffing, lying

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I play board games and card games and some involve deception/bluffing/lying. For example, one game called cockroach poker involves different animal suits of cards, and on your turn you place a card facedown in front of … Continue reading

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Disturbing short film “The Confession” that somehow won Catholic award

I was sent the link to a short film that, apparently, won and award at the International Catholic Film Festival in 2017. Fail. It starts with some good point.  Never mind that the priest is not wearing a purple stole: … Continue reading

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Concerning lying by omission, the perils of words, and the advantages of silence

At First Things there is a piece by Ramona V. Tausz, who rightly admires the discretion of Queen Elizabeth II regarding the media and too much public exposure.  She writes: [T]here is something refreshing about Elizabeth herself. Nowadays, we expect … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Telling a lie during confession

I have had a couple questions along these lines, so I present something I have written before.  (I have answer a lot of questions here, after all.) From a reader… QUAERITUR: Is it a mortal sin if one accidentally lies in … Continue reading

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Lying about Card. Burke

Both Michael Sean Winters of the Fishwrap and David Gibson of RNS posted intellectually dishonest hit pieces against Card. Burke. They purposely misread what Card. Burke said in order to put him in the worst light they could. At least … Continue reading

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