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Robert P. Lockwood
When John F. Kennedy ran for president in 1960, he was grilled on whether his Catholicism should prevent him from holding the highest office in...
Christopher Check
The concept seems peculiar to the modern mind: a religious order whose members fight in battle, often to the death. But at a time when all...
I very much enjoy reading every edition of This Rock. Jim Blackburn’s explanations about the Old Testament laws, and whether Christians are...
Robert P. Lockwood
A while back a science professor in Minnesota desecrated what he claimed to be a consecrated host—a gruesome business. This avowed atheist...
Anthony E. Clark
Catholics in the West often take the freedom to practice their faith for granted. That would be unthinkable for Catholics in China, who have...
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...
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...
Robert P. Lockwood
"Did you ever hear of Giordano Bruno?" a buddy asked me. "Some guy said the inquisition burned him, a great scientist and a hero in Italy." My...