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Cherie Peacock
Here at Catholic Answers, we begin every day with Mass celebrated by our chaplain, Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P. At the "sign of peace," Fr. Vincent...
Msgr. Stuart Swetland
Everyone wants peace—at least nearly everyone claims to want it. But how to achieve it? A good start is to understand the word itself and the...
Donald DeMarco
When I was in junior high school, a fellow student won an oratorical contest by expatiating on the theme, "A Bomb of Peace." If bombs can...
Christopher Check
Most Americans have never heard of the Battle of Lepanto, although it was the most important naval contest in human history. Even most...
Jimmy Akin
In the wake of the Second Vatican Council, the emphasis in translation was on making the Mass accessible to the broadest possible audience....
Donald DeMarco
An old maxim insists that to keep the conversation civil, we don’t discuss religion. The secularist mentality would apply the principle beyond...
I have difficulty in accepting Fr. Vincent Serpa’s reply to one of the questions in the December 2006 issue of This Rock, which concerned a...
Russell L. Ford
Carl James Monroe, 63, was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He is incarcerated at Easterling Prison in Alabama, where he is serving a life...
Tim Staples
Protestants usually voice four main objections about praying to saints:If we are supposed to pray to saints, why does Jesus command us to pray...
Robert P. Lockwood
Every writer knows that a solid gold metaphor can be more powerful than a fact. At the same time, some of our most pervasive metaphors can...