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Thank you for the excellent article by Jeffrey Mirus, “Three Great Lessons of the Abuse Scandal” ( July-August 2010). Dr. Mirus writes with a...
Tim Staples
For millions of non-Catholic Christians, Jesus was using pure symbolism in John 6:53 when he declared to his followers, “Truly, truly, I say to...
Karl Keating
In the days before the beatification of John Henry Newman, I received a copy of a 500-page encyclopedia of British and Irish converts to the...
Melinda Selmys
“It depends on what the meaning of the word is is.” It appears that society has moved beyond reasonable discourse—indeed, that we’re living in...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You’ve probably met a believer whose faith is modeled on that practiced by the “early Christians”—a simple, unstructured church that, according...
Ron Rychlak
In scholarly writing three dots signify omitted text. While a perfectly valid shorthand, the ellipsis can be abused to further the writer’s...
Kenneth D. Whitehead
Benedict XVI’s historic visit to the United Kingdom in 2010 was supposed to fail. Instead, the pope drew huge crowds and even made the British...
The name of Russell Ford should be quite familiar to This Rock readers who remember his apologetics articles published in these pages in years...
Michael Schrauzer
Nativity with Cardinal Jean Rolin (ca. 1480) by Jean Hey. Located in the Musée Rolin, Autun, France.This painting of the Nativity by Jean Hey...
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...