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Tim Staples
Those who deny Mary’s perpetual virginity most commonly refer to two texts:Matthew 13:55-56: Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not his mother...
Michael Schrauzer
Self-Portrait (1500) by Albrecht Dürer. Located in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Alexander Pope said that "the proper study of mankind...
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...
I find myself disappointed by Fr. Longenecker’s unsound advice to Catholics as to how they should "deal with the paranormal" (...
Sebastian R. Fama
When I was a child, being Catholic was easy. Back in the 1950s, most of the people I knew took their faith seriously. My parents taught me as...
Jim Blackburn
Prior to Jesus’ coming, the Jewish people expected an earthly king who would bring them freedom and prosperity. "When the people saw the sign...
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...
Karl Keating
Among the early Protestant leaders in England, John Wesley might be the most attractive or interesting. He almost certainly was the most...
Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...