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Dr. Paul Murano teaches philosophy at Rivier University and North Shore Community College and hosts Beneath the Surface radio show on 980 WCAP. Paul has a doctorate in marital theology, is certified in bioethics by the NCBC, and teaches adult ed. at St. Patrick's in Nashua. He is founder of Heartbeat Pregnancy Help in Burlington, and is a singer-songwriter-musician. E-mail Paul at PJDM@aol.com

What’s Wrong with In-Vitro Fertilization? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

What’s Wrong with  In-Vitro Fertilization? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – June, 2019 We all know the reasons and motives couples seek procreative technologies when fertility seems to fail. But despite the good intentions, is it moral?…

Easter: Beneath the Symbols ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Easter: Beneath the Symbols ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – April, 2019 In April the world celebrates Easter. Most people celebrate its secular dimension merely as a spring ritual – with the Easter bunny, Easter egg…

The Witness of the Unaborted ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Witness of the Unaborted ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Jan. 2019 They say a picture paints a thousand words. No picture demonstrates this more than the picture included in this article. This picture was taken…

The Value of Merry Christmas ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Value of Merry Christmas ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Dec. 2018 Welcome to Americamart. The mood is festive. Snow is falling, and Christmas lights and décor fill the department store. Let us now wander over…

And the Two Become One Flesh ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

And the Two  Become One Flesh ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Oct. 2018 It has been said that the reason marriage vows are taken in close proximity to the altar is because marriage is a sacrificial offering…

The Church and the Death Penalty ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Church and the  Death Penalty ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

  By: Paul Murano – August, 2018 Pope Francis has altered one section of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) to include the ‘inadmissibility’ of the death penalty. Many…

A Deathbed Epiphany ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

A Deathbed Epiphany ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – July, 2018 Recently a 62 year old woman was lying on her deathbed, at home, after doctors had given her weeks to live. We’ll call her…

What is Truth? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

What is Truth? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – April 2018 The words of Pontius Pilate on Good Friday recorded in John 18:38 echo through the centuries as the fundamental question of skeptical relativism: What…

“He’s in a Better Place Now” ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

“He’s in a Better Place Now” ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – March, 2018 We all know secular materialism has dominated the media and academia for the past half century or so. This is the philosophy that believes…

The Problem with Merry Christmas ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Problem with Merry Christmas ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Dec.17 At the local department store. An encounter at the check-out register between Guy Shoppin and Clerk Clark: Clerk: That will be $24.99. Guy: There you…

Heaven and Hell: They Really Exist? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Heaven and Hell: They Really Exist? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Oct. 2017 Man is the only creature who is aware of his own impending death. We all know we will die, and as we grow more…

The Purpose of Education ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Purpose of Education ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Sept. 2017 As the nation begins another calendar year of academia it is a good time to reflect on the notion of education. It is notable…

Eavesdropping on a Young Couple ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

Eavesdropping on a Young Couple ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – August, 2017 The following is a Socratic dialogue of a typical young couple having an atypical conversation. That is because it contains wisdom, intelligence, and virtue…

49th Anniversary of What Could Have Changed the World ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

49th Anniversary of What Could Have Changed the World ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – July, 2017 This month marks the 49th anniversary of perhaps the most important document written in modern times. It is a simple document, yet profound; something that…

Trump and the Religion of Progressivism

Trump and the Religion of Progressivism

By Paul Murano – June, 2017 President Trump has withdrawn from the Paris climate agreement, asserting “I was elected to serve Pittsburgh, not Paris.” One can judge for themselves whether…

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