Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
Christopher J. Malloy
In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI raised a few eyebrows when he seemed to agree with Luther’s doctrine that we are saved by faith alone. But the pope...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Are Baptists the real practitioners of first-century Christianity? The claim is that early Christians were members of independent, self-...
Anthony E. Clark
Who was Matteo Ricci? In China he is justly honored as a scholar, diplomat, and man of science, a Renaissance man who lived as a Chinese in...
Christopher Check
We all know the story from school: In 1588, the plucky English navy took on the supposedly superior military might of the Spanish Armada—and...
Fr. Frank Pavone
Laws are necessary for a just society. But when the government passes laws that are contrary to justice itself, are we still required to obey...
Carl Olson
What is happiness? That is the question raised by a fifth-century Roman philosopher named Boethius. He pondered the answer in prison, facing...
Gerald Korson
Can converts and apologists be formed within prison walls? Lots of convicts "find Jesus"—for a while, say skeptics. But those who labor behind...
Christopher Kaczor
In Evangelium Vitae John Paul II declared the need for capital punishment to be "rare, if not practically nonexistent." His statement created...
Christopher Check
St. Gregory the Great: pope, doctor of the church, man of letters, liturgist, theologian—storyteller? Little known among this great man’s many...