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Kenneth D. Whitehead
Who was John Vianney, and why is he patron of the Year for Priests? Fr. Vianney was sent to Ars in part because he barely qualified for the...
Christopher Check
The concept seems peculiar to the modern mind: a religious order whose members fight in battle, often to the death. But at a time when all...
Anthony E. Clark
Catholics in the West often take the freedom to practice their faith for granted. That would be unthinkable for Catholics in China, who have...
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...
Matthew E. Bunson
For most people the words “Germany” and “tyranny” instantly evoke the Führer and Nazism. But 60 years before Hitler’s rise, Catholics in...
Matthew E. Bunson
Recent years have seen a marked increase in accusations of collaboration between the Catholic Church and the Third Reich. As is often the case...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
"Catholics are idolaters." "Catholic feasts have pagan origins." For 21 centuries, a variety of camps have slapped the “pagan” label on the...
Christopher Check
The persecution of the Catholic faith is as old as the faith itself. But few Americans are aware of the scourge visited on the faithful in...