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Mike Aquilina
The Christians in the first centuries after Christ, secretly practicing their faith in catacombs, left their descendants a rich spiritual...
Christopher Check
The concept seems peculiar to the modern mind: a religious order whose members fight in battle, often to the death. But at a time when all...
Donald DeMarco
It’s said, often ad nauseum, that nobody is pro-abortion. Even so, the arguments for choice are flimsy at best, and proponents of the "right to...
Matthew E. Bunson
Catholics and non-Catholics alike were served up a mountain of lies and untruths in Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code. Of particular interest...
Karl Keating
My sister Karen says I’m wrong, but my recollection is that she had an elementary school classmate whose name was Belle. It was a fine Southern...
The title of your article, "Aquinas v. Intelligent Design," (November 2008) may be misleading. The case presented is that of neo-Thomists vs....
Cherie Peacock
Irreverence is quite cool at the moment. A film or theater critic who wants to praise a work will say it is "an irreverent look at [some...
I very much enjoy reading every edition of This Rock. Jim Blackburn’s explanations about the Old Testament laws, and whether Christians are...
Fr. Eric Bergman
I didn’t know it then, but my conversion to Catholicism began even before my Episcopal bishop sent me off to seminary. A lifelong Episcopalian...
Tim Staples
"Do you know you’re saved so that if you were to die right now, heaven would be absolutely certain for you?" This "all-important" question is...