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Michael Schrauzer
The Conversion of St. Paul by Francesco Mazzola (knownn as Parmigianino, 1503-1540). Located in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria...
Matthew E. Bunson
On May 1, 1991, Pope John Paul II issued Centesimus Annus, his second social encyclical and his ninth encyclical overall, in which he announced...
Karl Keating
For the Catholic Evidence Guild, the halcyon years were the two decades before World War II. Its well-trained speakers set up their "pitches"...
Cherie Peacock
I had been in England for only a few days. I made any number of gaffes during my first day at work. The worst, perhaps, was when I asked my...
Icons have long fascinated me, and I have often heard how they are written and not drawn, and how they require spiritual discipline to produce...
Gregory R. Beabout
Does freedom mean liberty or license? Contemporary secular dialogue loudly extols the right to freedom while denouncing any moral law as...
Fr. Frank Pavone
The 2007 Supreme Court ruling Gonzales vs. Carhart was a major victory for infants in the womb. More and more people are speaking out on behalf...
Mark P. Shea
Popular "historical" scholarship claims that the Gospels were written long after the events they describe and not by the individuals to whom...
Pete Vere
Excommunication is a term that gets a lot of press these days. Most Catholics, however—and certainly the secular press—have only a tenuous g....
Abbie Brown Collins
"Dear, there is no such thing as a personal God." As a child, I remember hearing these words from my mom. My parents and my entire extended...