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Robert P. Lockwood
For nearly twenty years after World War II, Pope Pius XII (reigned 1939–1958) was respected worldwide for saving countless Jewish lives in the...
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...
Robert P. Lockwood
When the legalization of abortion in the state of New York was close to legislative repeal in 1972, one bombastic senator from upstate said to...
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,...
Robert P. Lockwood
When the Supreme Court ruled on displays of the Ten Commandments on public property last June, few realized that Catholic urban legends played...
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...
Robert P. Lockwood
The Catholic urban legend of the Crusades is of a ruthless, intolerant Church driving Europe into a barbaric war of aggression and plunder...
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...
Robert P. Lockwood
You have probably heard of Pop Rocks, the once ubiquitous candy popular with kids back in the 1960s and 1970s. Kids would bite on a Pop Rock,...