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Joanna Bogle
In October 2009, Pope Benedict XVI announced an ecumenical initiative that rumbled throughout the Christian world: He invited Anglicans...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Pope Benedict’s gesture to Anglicans seeking a way into the Catholic Church has raised hopes for Catholics and Anglicans who have long prayed...
Cherie Peacock
A good friend was speaking to me about growing up in her family. She has great parents, so I am always eager to hear about them. She told me...
In his article (“Justification Sola Fide: Catholic After All?,” September-October 2009) Christopher Malloy unduly restricts the meaning of the...
Kathy Stone
As a youngster, I thought going to church was a mystical adventure filled with a strange language, bells and incense. We knew we were in a...
Jim Blackburn
Over nearly two thousand years, people within the Church’s hierarchy have sometimes failed to live up to the honorable reputations befitting...
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...
Matthew E. Bunson
On February 18, 1946, 32 bishops and archbishops from around the world gathered in Rome to receive from Pope Pius XII the red hat—the...
Karl Keating
"The highest and chief abomination of the pope."The phrase, describing infant baptism, is from the Schleitheim Articles, the first official...
David P. Lang
Our last issue examined the biblically based reasons the Church insists upon wheat bread for the Eucharist. In the same way, eucharistic wine...