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Carl Olson
Conventional wisdom now holds that faith is unreasonable. The fashionable thinker dismisses faith to the purview of the superstitious, the...
Michael Schrauzer
Self-Portrait (1500) by Albrecht Dürer. Located in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Alexander Pope said that "the proper study of mankind...
Michael Schrauzer
Interior of a Picture Gallery with the Collection of Cardinal Silvio Valenti Gonzaga (1740) by Giovanni Paolo Panini. Located in the Wadsworth...
Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
Cherie Peacock
It takes a lot of education to read this magazine, so it is not surprising that its readers have more formal education than readers of most...
Michael Schrauzer
John the Baptist (c. 1405) by Theophanes the Greek. Located in the Annunciation Cathedral of the Kremlin, Moscow, Russia. John the Baptist is...
Christopher Check
St. Gregory the Great: pope, doctor of the church, man of letters, liturgist, theologian—storyteller? Little known among this great man’s many...
Karl Keating
In his autobiography, The Church and I, Frank Sheed explained how the London-based Catholic Evidence Guild trained its members to explain the...
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...
Christine K.
On television several years ago, I heard the testimony of a man who—though born and raised Jewish—had completed his own personal quest for...