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Thomas E. Woods Jr.
The early Christians established the first institutionalized system for the care of widows, orphans, the sick, and the poor. The Church has...
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...
Michael Trueman JCL
Not enough priests. Diocese in bankruptcy. Urban flight. Vanishing ethnic communities. For these reasons and others, parish closings and...
Leslie Duperon
Sometimes I just have to wonder about God. When I look at my life, I think he must have an enormous sense of humor. When I consider my...
Jim Blackburn
Many years ago, before I became an apologist, I was introduced to a Calvary Chapel pastor who knew that I was a Catholic. As we shook hands and...
Michael Schrauzer
Transfiguration from Pereslav. Russian Icon (c. 1403). Theopan the Greek (c. 1330-1410). Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.Icons constitute a...
Karl Keating
It is now twenty years since I debated Peter Ruckman, a Fundamentalist minister from Pensacola known not just for his anti-Catholicism but for...
Matthew E. Bunson
On April 27, 2005, only a few weeks after his election as successor to Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI held his first General Audience in...
Cherie Peacock
"Man’s ability to see is in decline," wrote the Thomist philosopher Josef Pieper. "We do not mean here, of course, the physiological...
I received a copy of This Rock in the mail today. I must admit it was not the way I would normally like to have begun my day, but nonetheless I...