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Robert P. Lockwood
When it comes to Catholic urban legends, the granddaddy of them all is the Spanish Inquisition. From sixteenth-century Elizabethan England to...
Gregory R. Beabout
We have inherited the Enlightenment dichotomy of the head and the heart, which brings with it a skepticism about any means of persuasion other...
Jim Blackburn
Hell is not a pleasant topic. Today many preachers (Catholic and non-Catholic) seem to be silent about it. Some Catholics and other Christians—...
I have long enjoyed “Eyes to See” in This Rock. The world of art seems a splendid meeting ground for thinkers from differing backgrounds,...
Fr. Frank Pavone
Jesus said “love your neighbor as yourself”—right after he said to love God with your whole being. But does love involve keeping mum about sin...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
"Catholics are idolaters." "Catholic feasts have pagan origins." For 21 centuries, a variety of camps have slapped the “pagan” label on the...
Jacqueline Rapp
Facebook is a fascinating vehicle. I've come across so many people people who knew me in my past, before Easter 1995—when I came into full...
Jim Blackburn
People who disagree with the moral teaching of the Catholic Church sometimes attempt to equate the imposition of such teaching to slavery. For...
Karl Keating
When Mormons come to your door, they ask you to accept a copy of the Book of Mormon. You demur, saying you do not believe in its inspiration...
I just received your latest edition of This Rock and I was especially interested in the article by Tim Staples on "How Do We Explain the...