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Fr. Ray Ryland
What authority did Jesus give to Peter himself? How to understand the difference between the Catholic and Orthodox positions. From 1997.
Carl Olson
One criticism of the Christian faith posits that Jesus never intended to start a new religion—that Paul of Tarsus took that upon himself. More...
Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
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...
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...
Carl Olson
Biblical revisionists, theological progressives, and hard-line Fundamentalists have something in common: They all reject the apostolic...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You’ve probably met a believer whose faith is modeled on that practiced by the “early Christians”—a simple, unstructured church that, according...
Russell Shaw
For American Catholics, the last decade—marked by scandal, cover-ups, and fierce division—oft seems the worst of times. But it’s arguable that...
Anthony E. Clark
Anglican Fr. John Henry Newman’s opinion of the Catholic Church was, to put it mildly, unfavorable. How, then, did this most illustrious of...