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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...
Paul Thigpen
When the newly baptized Juanillo took a second wife, Fray Pedro admonished him to live the Christian life he professed. The next morning, the...
Matthew E. Bunson
On January 26, 1957, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan was the site of a new opera by noted French Catholic composer François Poulenc. Le Dialogue...
Bess Twiston-Davies
In the middle of London's busiest shopping district lies one of jolly old England's dark secrets: the site of Tyburn Tree, where 105 English...
Cherie Peacock
It was the last day of the tour, and we were studying the Bronte family and their native Yorkshire. In the previous week, we had walked atop...
Actor John Travolta told a rally of Scientologists, gathered in Berlin to protest Germany’s tough stance on the group, that...
Edmund Campion
Enemies of Edmund Campion (1540-1581) disparagingly referred to his apologia as "Campion's Brag," the title by which his "Challenge to the...
Todd Aglialoro
Shortly after dawn on July 18, 1581, the cry went out: "I have found the traitors!" With a crowbar the false wall at the head of the stairs was...
Patrick Madrid
Miguel Pro is an example of Christian heroism in the twentieth century. The indefatigable Jesuit was martyred by the Mexican government in 1927...