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Matthew E. Bunson
Controversy continues to swirl around the pending beatification of the much-maligned Pope Pius XII. In debating whether Pius did or did not do...
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...
Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
I’ve been evangelizing prisoners and writing about evangelization and apologetics for 22 years, beginning while still a catechumen (“Faith...
T.A. Herdian
I was born in Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia, on April 13, 1978. I’m the third child in the family; I have two older brothers and one younger...
In Anthony Clark’s article on Thomas Merton, I saw no quote from Merton’s works that troubles me as much as these words from Vatican II:Thus,...
Matthew E. Bunson
A little-known historical episode took place in an obscure Italian seaport in 1480.The event illustrates the significant threat to the West...
Matthew E. Bunson
We’ve read the stories and seen the pictures: Christian communities in Muslim-majority countries face discrimination, persecution, and...
Cherie Peacock
I love a good row in the British press. The headlines are so amusing. My recent favorite: HAS THE ARCHBISHOP GONE BONKERS? You see, the mild-...
Matthew E. Bunson
Indonesia,Africa, Iraq.The news reports are alarming: Christian communities in largely Muslim lands are facing oppression, persecution, even...