Anthony E. Clark
Who was Matteo Ricci? In China he is justly honored as a scholar, diplomat, and man of science, a Renaissance man who lived as a Chinese in...
Robert P. Lockwood
Catholic urban legends are usually based on historical realities—the Crusades, the inquisition, the wartime papacy of Pope Pius XII—but...
Christopher Check
We all know the story from school: In 1588, the plucky English navy took on the supposedly superior military might of the Spanish Armada—and...
Michael Schrauzer
Recently the Shroud of Turin went on display for the first time in many years. Over two million pilgrims came to view and venerate the...
Carl Olson
What is happiness? That is the question raised by a fifth-century Roman philosopher named Boethius. He pondered the answer in prison, facing...
I’ve been evangelizing prisoners and writing about evangelization and apologetics for 22 years, beginning while still a catechumen (“Faith...
Carl Olson
Biblical revisionists, theological progressives, and hard-line Fundamentalists have something in common: They all reject the apostolic...
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...
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...