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Matthew E. Bunson
For most people the words “Germany” and “tyranny” instantly evoke the Führer and Nazism. But 60 years before Hitler’s rise, Catholics in...
Matthew E. Bunson
On the night of October 4, 1582, the citizens of Spain and its colonies, Portugal, Poland, and most of Italy went to bed and woke up 10 days...
Matthew E. Bunson
On November 30, 1799, 34 cardinals from across Europe gathered in a conclave to elect a successor to Pope Pius VI. The papal election, however...
Matthew E. Bunson
On May 1, 1991, Pope John Paul II issued Centesimus Annus, his second social encyclical and his ninth encyclical overall, in which he announced...
Matthew E. Bunson
On April 27, 2005, only a few weeks after his election as successor to Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI held his first General Audience in...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
When it comes to the tough questions, we want to go to a reliable authority for answers, but how do we know if the authority is reliable? One...
Christopher Check
Most Americans have never heard of the Battle of Lepanto, although it was the most important naval contest in human history. Even most...
Karl Keating
In this country, when we think of royalty, usually it is in terms of Britain. This is natural, given Britain’s role in our history. Even though...