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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...
Joanna Bogle’s article on Cardinal von Galen ("The Bishop vs. the Nazis," February 2008) is highly welcome. So many lies have gained currency...
Tim Staples
For many in the more traditional Protestant communities, believing Mary to be the Theotokos (Greek, "God-bearer") or Mother of God, is an area...
Michael Schrauzer
The Oath of the Horatii (1784) by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Louvre, Paris In the waning years of the 18th century, two morally flawed...
Robert P. Lockwood
Last fall, a macabre news item made for squeamish reading: At an auction in England in November, more than $11,000 was paid for a 17th-century...
Karl Keating
Year by year Catholic Answers has grown not only in the breadth of its outreach but also in the number of its personnel—we total nearly four...
Karlo Broussard
The Church always has held that Scripture teaches “firmly, faithfully, and without error”—despite the assertions of some theologians at the...
Cherie Peacock
I love a good row in the British press. The headlines are so amusing. My recent favorite: HAS THE ARCHBISHOP GONE BONKERS? You see, the mild-...
Jim Blackburn
When I was in college, it was common for each professor to hand out a syllabus outlining and summarizing his course. I remember one syllabus in...
Matthew E. Bunson
On November 30, 1799, 34 cardinals from across Europe gathered in a conclave to elect a successor to Pope Pius VI. The papal election, however...