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Carl Olson
Conventional wisdom now holds that faith is unreasonable. The fashionable thinker dismisses faith to the purview of the superstitious, the...
Kenneth D. Whitehead
Who was John Vianney, and why is he patron of the Year for Priests? Fr. Vianney was sent to Ars in part because he barely qualified for the...
Michael Schrauzer
Self-Portrait (1500) by Albrecht Dürer. Located in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Alexander Pope said that "the proper study of mankind...
Michael Schrauzer
Interior of a Picture Gallery with the Collection of Cardinal Silvio Valenti Gonzaga (1740) by Giovanni Paolo Panini. Located in the Wadsworth...
Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
Cherie Peacock
The healthcare debate and the Notre Dame scandal have put the U.S. bishops in the spotlight quite a bit recently, often showing them to be...
Cherie Peacock
It takes a lot of education to read this magazine, so it is not surprising that its readers have more formal education than readers of most...
Michael Schrauzer
John the Baptist (c. 1405) by Theophanes the Greek. Located in the Annunciation Cathedral of the Kremlin, Moscow, Russia. John the Baptist is...
Leon J. Suprenant
Catholics who reject the Church’s teaching authority dismiss it as man-made—rules arbitrarily set forth by mere human agents. What enables us...
Christopher Check
St. Gregory the Great: pope, doctor of the church, man of letters, liturgist, theologian—storyteller? Little known among this great man’s many...