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Is it realistic to expect the people of God to become actively involved in the liturgy when the celebration is dull, even boring, because it...
Christopher Check
Nero burning Christians to light his nighttime spectacles; men, women, and children torn to pieces by wild beasts before cheering crowds: These...
Joanna Bogle
Conversion stories are as old as the Bible and as contemporary as the latest Damascus Road. But what about people who have never had to...
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...
Tim Staples
The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches this about purgatory: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified,...
Michael Schrauzer
West portal and nave of Chartres Cathedral (1194-1260), Chartres, France. For most practical purposes, the glorious windows of Chartres are...
Ron Rychlak
The U.S. Bill of Rights states that “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech.” It does not say “Congress shall make no...
Fr. Frank Pavone
For more than 30 years, we’ve been hearing that overpopulation is one of the biggest threats to the human race. For almost as long, this “...
Pete Vere
Boot camp is every soldier’s initiation into the rigors of military life—and it’s very often baptism by fire. But soldiers know that the rigors...