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Christopher Check
We all know the story from school: In 1588, the plucky English navy took on the supposedly superior military might of the Spanish Armada—and...
Karl Keating
In the days before the beatification of John Henry Newman, I received a copy of a 500-page encyclopedia of British and Irish converts to the...
Kenneth D. Whitehead
Benedict XVI’s historic visit to the United Kingdom in 2010 was supposed to fail. Instead, the pope drew huge crowds and even made the British...
Anthony E. Clark
Anglican Fr. John Henry Newman’s opinion of the Catholic Church was, to put it mildly, unfavorable. How, then, did this most illustrious of...
Robert P. Lockwood
Last fall, a macabre news item made for squeamish reading: At an auction in England in November, more than $11,000 was paid for a 17th-century...
Cherie Peacock
I love a good row in the British press. The headlines are so amusing. My recent favorite: HAS THE ARCHBISHOP GONE BONKERS? You see, the mild-...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You only think you’re right.Truth is on my side. Sometimes the task of an apologist can seem more like verbal combat than making disciples of...
Cherie Peacock
Floundering in a sea of undergraduates at Arizona State University, I found a group of friends whose main activity wasn’t drinking and throwing...