14 results
Robert P. Lockwood
When John F. Kennedy ran for president in 1960, he was grilled on whether his Catholicism should prevent him from holding the highest office in...
Mike Aquilina
The Christians in the first centuries after Christ, secretly practicing their faith in catacombs, left their descendants a rich spiritual...
Robert P. Lockwood
A while back a science professor in Minnesota desecrated what he claimed to be a consecrated host—a gruesome business. This avowed atheist...
Michael Schrauzer
Incipit from the Gospel of John, Lindisfarne Gospels, probably 710 to 725. Located in the British Library, London. What is the most important...
Margaret Bunson
Among the most politically correct opinions today is that the Catholic Church was committed to Europe’s “conquest” of the New World—meaning...
Fr. Ray Ryland
What authority did Jesus give to Peter himself? How to understand the difference between the Catholic and Orthodox positions. From 1997.
Carl Olson
One criticism of the Christian faith posits that Jesus never intended to start a new religion—that Paul of Tarsus took that upon himself. More...
Robert P. Lockwood
In October 1992, Cardinal Paul Poupard presented to Pope John Paul II the results of the Pontifical Academy’s study of the famous 1633 trial of...
Michael Schrauzer
Interior of a Picture Gallery with the Collection of Cardinal Silvio Valenti Gonzaga (1740) by Giovanni Paolo Panini. Located in the Wadsworth...
Matthew E. Bunson
The history of Colonial England in America is one of great irony: The same Protestant groups who fled England in pursuit of toleration and...