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Robert P. Lockwood
In 1846 in the city of Pittsburgh, a handful of the Sisters of Mercy announced that they were going to open a hospital, the first in the city,...
Matthew E. Bunson
On January 26, 1957, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan was the site of a new opera by noted French Catholic composer François Poulenc. Le Dialogue...
Robert P. Lockwood
It was an ill-fated conspiracy with disastrous consequences. On November 5, 1605, a small group of fanatic Catholics in England planned to blow...
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...