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Christopher Check
Nero burning Christians to light his nighttime spectacles; men, women, and children torn to pieces by wild beasts before cheering crowds: These...
Fr. Michael Giesler
Think it’s tough to be a Catholic these days? Pilloried by the arts and media. Misunderstood by so-called intelligentsia. Politically...
Michael Schrauzer
The Oath of the Horatii (1784) by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Louvre, Paris In the waning years of the 18th century, two morally flawed...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
"Catholics are idolaters." "Catholic feasts have pagan origins." For 21 centuries, a variety of camps have slapped the “pagan” label on the...
Matthew E. Bunson
Catholics are often asked why the Church honors and venerates the early Christians with such enthusiasm. After all, we hear, these people died...
Ralph Woodrow
This Protestant pastor once wrote a book arguing that Church rites and beliefs had their origin in paganism. Now he tells This Rock why he took...
Jimmy Akin
A certain strand of anti-Catholicism likes to claim that the Catholic faith is essentially a kind of repackaged paganism that supplanted...