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Cherie Peacock
Persecution is part and parcel of the Christian life. From the catacombs to modern academia, Christians have suffered everything from calumny...
Cherie Peacock
I write this from the annual Fellowship of Catholic Scholars convention. My purpose in attending is to solicit writers for the magazine, and...
Cherie Peacock
The conversion of French writer Paul Claudel was sudden and profound. On a Christmas Eve when he was 18 years old, he attended Vespers at Notre...
Cherie Peacock
Christians use the term "pagan" to describe the culture around us as it becomes ever more militantly secular. But I wonder if pagan is the...
Cherie Peacock
Seven Storey Mountain is the autobiographical account of Thomas Merton’s conversion to Catholicism, finished when he was 31 years old. I first...
Cherie Peacock
The small, ragged girl sat sobbing beneath the low branches of an olive tree. Her life had changed dramatically and she was learning quickly...
Cherie Peacock
I had been in England for only a few days. I made any number of gaffes during my first day at work. The worst, perhaps, was when I asked my...
Cherie Peacock
Rhetoric has taken on ugly connotations in our day. "Empty" is usually the word that precedes it, and we never hear about "full" or "...
Cherie Peacock
Alfred P. Doolittle is the likable rogue of My Fair Lady, the one who sings "With a Little Bit of Luck," which begins:The Lord above gave man...
Cherie Peacock
"Catholicism is a very tangible business—it’s about seeing and hearing, touching, tasting, and smelling as much as it’s about texts and...