Prayer and Devotion
Seasons and Feasts
Last week senator Marco Rubio said on the Sean Hannity show that “Science is settled . . . human life begins at conception.” While some people who support legal abortion might scoff at the senator’s remarks, the fact is that all the evidence stands firmly behind what he said.
Now, science can’t prove a valuable human being, or a person, or someone with an immortal soul begins to exist at conception because concepts like “the soul” “value” or “person” are...
The other day I went to the staff mailboxes to see if I had any mail. Standing there looking through some papers was Catholic Answers' Director of Apologetics Tim Staples. I made a joke about Tim's statue-like stance; he laughed and said he had received something weird. Then, glancing at the mailboxes, he said, "Hey, you got one, too! We all did."
What each of the apologists had received was an article titled...
Church historians generally recognize two popes with the title “the Great”: St. Leo I (r. 440–461) and St. Gregory I (590–604). Some Catholic historians add St. Nicholas I (858–867). Pope St. John Paul II’s recent canonization was cause for discussion over whether he, too, should be afforded this honorary title.
Some Catholics granted the designation even before his canonization, as the names of a high school in Dumfries, Virginia...
Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon, will be in San Diego to address the crisis of faith in America today. He will be delivering the keynote address at Catholic Answers’ National Conference September 4-6.
The theme of the conference is “Defending the Faith Today,” and it will deal with the grave challenges and great opportunities that the Catholic faithful have before them.
“We are living in the midst of an aggressively anti-Christian culture,” said Christopher...