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Robert P. Lockwood
Catholic urban legends are myths of history created in the fervor of anti-Catholic passions. Unfortunately, they long ago became part of our...
Karl Keating
In 1993 I composed for This Rock "The World’s Toughest Catholic Quiz." I first had given it to members of Legatus, an organization of well-to-...
Thank you for Fr. Paul Scalia’s excellent article, "The Church Militant or the Church Belligerent?" When the magazine arrived, I jumped first...
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
The early Christians established the first institutionalized system for the care of widows, orphans, the sick, and the poor. The Church has...
Michael Trueman JCL
Not enough priests. Diocese in bankruptcy. Urban flight. Vanishing ethnic communities. For these reasons and others, parish closings and...
Karl Keating
It is now twenty years since I debated Peter Ruckman, a Fundamentalist minister from Pensacola known not just for his anti-Catholicism but for...
Cherie Peacock
"Man’s ability to see is in decline," wrote the Thomist philosopher Josef Pieper. "We do not mean here, of course, the physiological...
I received a copy of This Rock in the mail today. I must admit it was not the way I would normally like to have begun my day, but nonetheless I...
Fr. Paul Scalia
We live in difficult times—times that require us to be joyful warriors in God’s army. But it’s easy to allow ourselves to become battle-weary...
Carl Olson
How can an atheist explain love? After all, if there is no God and no spiritual realm, then all that exists is the material world. Biology may...