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Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
I’ve been evangelizing prisoners and writing about evangelization and apologetics for 22 years, beginning while still a catechumen (“Faith...
In Anthony Clark’s article on Thomas Merton, I saw no quote from Merton’s works that troubles me as much as these words from Vatican II:Thus,...
Matthew E. Bunson
A little-known historical episode took place in an obscure Italian seaport in 1480.The event illustrates the significant threat to the West...
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-...
Christopher Check
Most Americans have never heard of the Battle of Lepanto, although it was the most important naval contest in human history. Even most...
Cardinal Avery Dulles S.J.
In this selection from A History of Apologetics, we see that the tension between preaching the truth and finding common ground with other...
Mocking and InsultingI found Brian O’Neel’s "Holier Than Thou" (April 2003) to be a disappointing piece. Beginning with its opening sentence, "...
Hilaire Belloc
Editor's note: In calling Islam a heresy, Belloc is speaking loosely. A heresy is a movement of baptized Christians who deny part of the...
Uniformly BrilliantI was disappointed last year when you discontinued the "Step by Step" column. Although it didn’t live up to its name—i.e.,...