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Matthew E. Bunson
The history of Colonial England in America is one of great irony: The same Protestant groups who fled England in pursuit of toleration and...
Matthew E. Bunson
In the bestselling interview with Vittorio Messori, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger expressed his great admiration for a 16th-century cardinal and...
Matthew E. Bunson
On November 30, 1799, 34 cardinals from across Europe gathered in a conclave to elect a successor to Pope Pius VI. The papal election, however...
Matthew E. Bunson
At the end of December, A.D. 406, a massive host of Germanic tribes, including the Vandals, Alans, and Suevi, poured across the frozen Rhine...
Matthew E. Bunson
On May 1, 1991, Pope John Paul II issued Centesimus Annus, his second social encyclical and his ninth encyclical overall, in which he announced...
Matthew E. Bunson
Catholics justifiably cherish the memory of the great English martyrs who died for the faith during the English Reformation. The heroism and...
Matthew E. Bunson
Shortly before his death in 373, St. Athanasius wrote to a friend with a simple plea: "Let what was confessed by the Fathers of Nicaea prevail...
Matthew E. Bunson
On June 11, 1144, the famous Abbot Suger of St.-Denis welcomed a grand assembly. King Louis VII of France, fourteen bishops, five archbishops,...
Matthew E. Bunson
It’s one of those "facts" that we hear and read all of the time: Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation in 1517 because the Church was...
Matthew E. Bunson
As it has done for many years now, This Rock serves the Church by providing concerned Catholics the tools they need to defend the...