On Ash Wednesday 2004, I was one of many Christians who stood in line for the opening of Mel Gibson's cinematic passion play, The Passion of the Christ. If I remember correctly, it was a warm, sunny day, and the line was quite long. My friends and I attracted a few stares because we were still wearing our blessed ashes. At the time, I was deeply moved by the film and...
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Three miles from the Catholic Answers office stands the Creation and Earth History Museum and Bookstore. It’s situated on a frontage road next to State Route 67. It’s easy to spot. It’s the only building in the area with a life-size dinosaur outside.
The museum was established in 1992 by Henry M. Morris’s Creation Research Institute. When CRI moved to Texas in 2008, the museum was transferred to a local couple who have kept it going. According to its website, the museum “remains...
Catholic Answers Press has published a new single-volume edition of Radio Replies, the classic question-and-answer book by Australian apologist Fr. Leslie Rumble. This latest sample from the book concerns the sacrament of reconciliation.
Holy Week is almost upon us! Time to get to confession.
503. What is confession?
Confession is a sacrament...
Jimmy Akin here. I’m very excited that my new book, The Drama of Salvation, is finally out!
This is the first full-length book I’ve had come out since the best-selling The Fathers Know Best.
We got the advance copies a few days ago, and the full shipment will be in our warehouse next week.
It’s going to be...
"Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son,
and his name shall be called Emmanuel" (which means, God with us).
One of Islam’s admirable features is the adhan, or call to prayer. Five times a day, a signal goes out from a high place in a mosque alerting all Muslims within earshot that it’s time to pause from their activities and offer one of the short daily prayers...