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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...
Leon J. Suprenant
Catholics who reject the Church’s teaching authority dismiss it as man-made—rules arbitrarily set forth by mere human agents. What enables us...
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...
Jeffrey A. Mirus
The latest abuse scandals struck the Church like a tsunami, leaving many of the faithful reeling from renewed accusations of cover-up and...
Christopher Kaczor
In our cultural milieu, sexual activity is a healthy, normative part of life: ergo, celibacy must be at the root of sex abuse by priests. (...
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...
Carl Olson
Biblical revisionists, theological progressives, and hard-line Fundamentalists have something in common: They all reject the apostolic...