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Matthew E. Bunson
On May 1, 1991, Pope John Paul II issued Centesimus Annus, his second social encyclical and his ninth encyclical overall, in which he announced...
Karl Keating
For the Catholic Evidence Guild, the halcyon years were the two decades before World War II. Its well-trained speakers set up their "pitches"...
Icons have long fascinated me, and I have often heard how they are written and not drawn, and how they require spiritual discipline to produce...
Mark P. Shea
Popular "historical" scholarship claims that the Gospels were written long after the events they describe and not by the individuals to whom...
Robert P. Lockwood
When it comes to Catholic urban legends, the granddaddy of them all is the Spanish Inquisition. From sixteenth-century Elizabethan England to...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
"Catholics are idolaters." "Catholic feasts have pagan origins." For 21 centuries, a variety of camps have slapped the “pagan” label on the...
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...
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...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
When it comes to the tough questions, we want to go to a reliable authority for answers, but how do we know if the authority is reliable? One...