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Anthony Esolen
On the Mount of Purgatory, Dante sees for the first time the unveiled face of Beatrice. His response is joy surpassing even his ability to...
Jim Blackburn
One of the most misunderstood teachings of the Catholic Church is this one: "Outside the Church there is no salvation" (Extra ecclesiam nulla...
Michael Schrauzer
The Plains of Heaven (1851-1853) by John Martin. Located in the Tate Gallery, London, Great Britain.I sometimes wonder if C.S. Lewis had this...
Patrick Madrid
Just as we ask our friends on earth to pray for us, we should ask our friends in heaven also. The Bible doesn’t support a "me and Jesus"...
Michael Schrauzer
St. Giles’ Catholic Church (1841-1846), designed by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. Located in Cheadle, Staffordshire, England. After the...
In the exchange between Michelle Arnold and your correspondent Michael O’Halloran regarding the salvation of atheists (Letters, January-...
Mr. Bill Berry from San Diego wrote to complain about congregations burdened with stewardship talks during the homily at Mass. He ...
Tim Staples
For Catholics, when God "establishes his eternal plan of ‘predestination,’ he includes in it each person’s free response to his grace" (CCC 600...
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...
Matthew A.C. Newsome
Do unbaptized babies go to heaven? A recent document by a panel of theologians causes a stir, as media outlets report—erroneously—that the...