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Fr. Brian Harrison O.S.
Did the Second Vatican Council’s Decree on Ecumenism change the centuries-old Tradition that the only path to salvation is through the Church?...
Cherie Peacock
"You seem like a very spiritual person," I’m told from time to time when I meet someone new. I’m sure you’ve had the same experience. Sometimes...
Andrew M. Seddon
When I imagine heaven, I also imagine smiling saints—Aidan, Cuthbert, Columba, Patrick; an eighth-century Byzantine pilgrim to the Holy Land;...
Jim Blackburn
Catholics recognize that Jesus founded only one Church. Vatican II’s document Lumen Gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church) states, "This...
Michael Schrauzer
How are we to characterize this painted crucifix from the 13th century? Is it a Byzantine icon or an Italian religious painting? Is it medieval...
David P. Lang
Our last issue examined the biblically based reasons the Church insists upon wheat bread for the Eucharist. In the same way, eucharistic wine...
Mike Aquilina
The Christians in the first centuries after Christ, secretly practicing their faith in catacombs, left their descendants a rich spiritual...
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...
Donald DeMarco
It’s said, often ad nauseum, that nobody is pro-abortion. Even so, the arguments for choice are flimsy at best, and proponents of the "right to...
Matthew E. Bunson
Catholics and non-Catholics alike were served up a mountain of lies and untruths in Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code. Of particular interest...