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Cherie Peacock
The other night curiosity got the better of me and I watched the TV show Life on Mars. The premise is that a cop from the present wakes up to...
Ron Rychlak
The U.S. Bill of Rights states that “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech.” It does not say “Congress shall make no...
Matthew E. Bunson
For most people the words “Germany” and “tyranny” instantly evoke the Führer and Nazism. But 60 years before Hitler’s rise, Catholics in...
Matthew E. Bunson
Recent years have seen a marked increase in accusations of collaboration between the Catholic Church and the Third Reich. As is often the case...
Fr. Michael Giesler
Think it’s tough to be a Catholic these days? Pilloried by the arts and media. Misunderstood by so-called intelligentsia. Politically...
Matthew E. Bunson
A little-known historical episode took place in an obscure Italian seaport in 1480.The event illustrates the significant threat to the West...
Robert P. Lockwood
Last fall, a macabre news item made for squeamish reading: At an auction in England in November, more than $11,000 was paid for a 17th-century...
Matthew E. Bunson
We’ve read the stories and seen the pictures: Christian communities in Muslim-majority countries face discrimination, persecution, and...
Joanna Bogle
In 19th-century Uganda, over 40 young Christian converts—mostly teenage boys—were brutally put to death.Their crime? Their beliefs would not...
Matthew E. Bunson
On November 30, 1799, 34 cardinals from across Europe gathered in a conclave to elect a successor to Pope Pius VI. The papal election, however...