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Cherie Peacock
The small, ragged girl sat sobbing beneath the low branches of an olive tree. Her life had changed dramatically and she was learning quickly...
As a discerning media consumer, I reject Russell Shaw’s opinions that 1) "papal rhetoric" on the media by Popes Gregory XVI and Pius IX should...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Non-Catholics often fall back on the "idolatry" charge when discussing the Mother of God with Catholics. But their criticisms are based on a...
Pete Vere
With the enticing music of his pipe, the Pied Piper of legend lured young people away from their homes and families into the side of a mountain...
Sophia Sproule
We often hear that it’s not worth getting upset about fiction. But fiction fails if it doesn’t convince us to accept the world presented at...
Carl Olson
You gotta believe. But in what? And where does belief come from? It’s trendy to call people of religious faith irrational, weak-minded, and...
Peter Michael Refakis
My mind fills with beautiful images of the liturgy when I think about the Episcopal church of my youth—yet somehow I have no recollection of...
Tim Staples
Romans 5:1 is a favorite verse for those who hold to the doctrine commonly known as "once saved, always saved": "Therefore, since we are...
Michael Schrauzer
The Conversion of St. Paul by Francesco Mazzola (knownn as Parmigianino, 1503-1540). Located in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria...
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...