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While you normally do an excellent job in your Quick Questions section, I disagreed with your reply in March to the following query (page 43...
Randall Colton
On Easter Sunday morning, my wife and I approached a Catholic priest. If you had known my background, you would have thought we were setting up...
Jim Blackburn
As a volunteer in my kids’ confirmation class, I was disappointed to discover recently that one of the class’s textbooks included in its...
Michael Schrauzer
Annunciation (14th century), reverse of two-sided icon from the Church of St. Clement, Skolpje, Macedonia. Located in the Icon Gallery, Ohrid,...
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...
Karl Keating
The photograph appears in Christopher Hibbert’s London: The Biography of a City. It is captioned "Match seller, 1905." It shows a man leaning...
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...
Leon J. Suprenant
It’s tough to be a real man today. Our decadent culture offers two narrow “ideals” of manhood: sensitive supporter or power-wielding playboy....
Michelle Arnold
Secularism and materialism are leaving people feeling empty and longing for mystery and meaning. Sadly, many are turning to witchcraft in an...
Anthony E. Clark
Poet or syncretist? Catholic religious or Buddhist mystic? The true identity of Trappist monk and author Thomas Merton has been a matter of...