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Robert P. Lockwood
Aye carumba! Bart Simpson is perhaps the most recognizable cultural icon since Mickey Mouse. But beyond its astonishing popularity and...
Robert P. Lockwood
Catholic urban legends are myths of history created in the fervor of anti-Catholic passions. Unfortunately, they long ago became part of our...
Robert P. Lockwood
From game shows to comedy sketches, from allegedly serious scholarship to anti-Catholic tracts stuck under windshield wipers in the parish...
Robert P. Lockwood
Every writer knows that a solid gold metaphor can be more powerful than a fact. At the same time, some of our most pervasive metaphors can...
Robert P. Lockwood
It was an ill-fated conspiracy with disastrous consequences. On November 5, 1605, a small group of fanatic Catholics in England planned to blow...
Robert P. Lockwood
My childhood pastor, back in the 1950s and early ‘60s in Yonkers, New York, was a priest named Msgr. Edward Betowski. It was said that the good...
Robert P. Lockwood
For nearly twenty years after World War II, Pope Pius XII (reigned 1939–1958) was respected worldwide for saving countless Jewish lives in the...