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Sebastian R. Fama
When I was a child, being Catholic was easy. Back in the 1950s, most of the people I knew took their faith seriously. My parents taught me as...
Jim Blackburn
Prior to Jesus’ coming, the Jewish people expected an earthly king who would bring them freedom and prosperity. "When the people saw the sign...
Michael Schrauzer
Interior of a Picture Gallery with the Collection of Cardinal Silvio Valenti Gonzaga (1740) by Giovanni Paolo Panini. Located in the Wadsworth...
Matthew E. Bunson
The history of Colonial England in America is one of great irony: The same Protestant groups who fled England in pursuit of toleration and...
Karl Keating
Among the early Protestant leaders in England, John Wesley might be the most attractive or interesting. He almost certainly was the most...
Fr. William Dillard
The Lord speaks to us through Scripture in the ancient Christian practice of lectio divina. The measure of this contemplation is our response:...
Anthony Esolen
Poetic language shakes us out of the everyday, so we see familiar things in new and surprising ways. In the same manner, vocal prayer should...
Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
Christopher J. Malloy
In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI raised a few eyebrows when he seemed to agree with Luther’s doctrine that we are saved by faith alone. But the pope...
Cherie Peacock
The healthcare debate and the Notre Dame scandal have put the U.S. bishops in the spotlight quite a bit recently, often showing them to be...