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Patrick C. Beeman
"Religion . . . comprises a series of wistful illusions," wrote Freud a century ago. Today many people subscribe to a similar view, one that...
Jim Blackburn
Some time ago a young single friend confided in me that she was looking for a godly man to marry. She wanted a husband who shared her Christian...
Michael Schrauzer
The Annunciation (1455) by Rogier van der Weyden, located in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany.Annunciation (predella panel from The...
Matthew E. Bunson
At the end of December, A.D. 406, a massive host of Germanic tribes, including the Vandals, Alans, and Suevi, poured across the frozen Rhine...
Karl Keating
Rummaging through my shelves, I came across a booklet published in 1926 by the Catholic Information Society of New York. The title is The...
This letter is not for any article in particular. I just wanted to say thank you for your magazine. I am a recently ordained priest (June ‘06)...
Steve Ray
We know the story: Jesus transformed a handful of bread and fish into enough food for a multitude . . . didn’t he? A contemporary spin on a...
Tim Staples
Catholics and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the Mormons, can agree on one very important principle. Both...
Robert P. Lockwood
Let’s have a Catholic urban legend with a twist. This one dates from before the Reformation and its sources are therefore entirely Catholic....
Karl Keating
When you die, you will find yourself on an escalator. It will be either the down escalator or the up escalator. After death you will not have a...