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Matthew E. Bunson
On May 1, 1991, Pope John Paul II issued Centesimus Annus, his second social encyclical and his ninth encyclical overall, in which he announced...
Karl Keating
For the Catholic Evidence Guild, the halcyon years were the two decades before World War II. Its well-trained speakers set up their "pitches"...
Icons have long fascinated me, and I have often heard how they are written and not drawn, and how they require spiritual discipline to produce...
Mark P. Shea
Popular "historical" scholarship claims that the Gospels were written long after the events they describe and not by the individuals to whom...
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...
Karl Keating
In a few months the presidential primaries begin, and not long after that candidates for lesser offices, from Congress down to city council,...
Matthew E. Bunson
A group of twenty-six Christians gave their lives for Christ on a hill near Nagasaki, Japan, on February 5, 1597. They are noteworthy not only...
Christopher Check
The persecution of the Catholic faith is as old as the faith itself. But few Americans are aware of the scourge visited on the faithful in...
Robert P. Lockwood
Catholic urban legends are myths of history created in the fervor of anti-Catholic passions. Unfortunately, they long ago became part of our...
Thank you for Fr. Paul Scalia’s excellent article, "The Church Militant or the Church Belligerent?" When the magazine arrived, I jumped first...