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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...
Margaret Bunson
Among the most politically correct opinions today is that the Catholic Church was committed to Europe’s “conquest” of the New World—meaning...
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
St. Gregory the Great: pope, doctor of the church, man of letters, liturgist, theologian—storyteller? Little known among this great man’s many...
Paul Thigpen
When the newly baptized Juanillo took a second wife, Fray Pedro admonished him to live the Christian life he professed. The next morning, the...
Russell Shaw
In 1964 there were 180,000 religious; today there are 67,000. The effects of this tragic loss on the Church can hardly be exaggerated,...