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Matthew E. Bunson
On January 26, 1957, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan was the site of a new opera by noted French Catholic composer François Poulenc. Le Dialogue...
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...
Matthew E. Bunson
Our Holy Father wants to engage the Muslim world in dialogue. Indeed, he wants to engage the entire world in dialogue because he believes in...
Matthew E. Bunson
Catholics justifiably cherish the memory of the great English martyrs who died for the faith during the English Reformation. The heroism and...
Matthew E. Bunson
Shortly before his death in 373, St. Athanasius wrote to a friend with a simple plea: "Let what was confessed by the Fathers of Nicaea prevail...
Matthew E. Bunson
On June 11, 1144, the famous Abbot Suger of St.-Denis welcomed a grand assembly. King Louis VII of France, fourteen bishops, five archbishops,...
Matthew E. Bunson
It’s one of those "facts" that we hear and read all of the time: Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation in 1517 because the Church was...
Matthew E. Bunson
The attacks on his character are traced to a 1960s play by a Soviet sympathizer who repeated Communist propaganda. So-called Catholics with an...
Matthew E. Bunson
As it has done for many years now, This Rock serves the Church by providing concerned Catholics the tools they need to defend the...
Matthew E. Bunson
"Let us go forward," said the newly elected Pope Benedict XVI, a man supremely suited to face the challenges that lie ahead. Here are five key...