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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...
Christopher Kaczor
"Love is not merely a sentiment," writes Pope Benedict in his first encyclical, Deus Caritas Est. "A sentiment can be a marvelous first spark,...
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...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
When it comes to the tough questions, we want to go to a reliable authority for answers, but how do we know if the authority is reliable? One...
Karl Keating
Apparently so, since he had a mother-in-law. Customarily the two go together. Sometimes they even remain together, both staying in a fellow’s...
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...
Karl Keating
In this country, when we think of royalty, usually it is in terms of Britain. This is natural, given Britain’s role in our history. Even though...
Anthony E. Clark
There’s a big difference between joining the non-denominational church around the corner and joining the one, holy, catholic and apostolic...