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Russell Shaw
Spain, 1936: War rages between Republicans and Nationalists. Bishops, priests, and religious are slaughtered by the thousands. And a young...
Fr. Ernest P. Davis III
People often ask, "Why did you become a Catholic?" My short answer is, "Because I finally realized I wasn’t." For an Anglican or an...
Fr. William Dillard
In recent decades the art of the homily has seen serious decline. As a result many churchgoers for whom the Sunday sermon constitutes much of...
Kenneth D. Whitehead
Who was John Vianney, and why is he patron of the Year for Priests? Fr. Vianney was sent to Ars in part because he barely qualified for the...
Taylor Marshall
A priest and a rabbi walk into a hospital . . . It sounds like the opening of a joke, but that moment marks the beginning of my journey toward...
Tim Staples
Hebrews 7:22-25 says: "This makes Jesus the surety of a better covenant. The former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by...
Jeffrey A. Mirus
The latest abuse scandals struck the Church like a tsunami, leaving many of the faithful reeling from renewed accusations of cover-up and...
Christopher Kaczor
In our cultural milieu, sexual activity is a healthy, normative part of life: ergo, celibacy must be at the root of sex abuse by priests. (...
Thank you for the excellent article by Jeffrey Mirus, “Three Great Lessons of the Abuse Scandal” ( July-August 2010). Dr. Mirus writes with a...
Fr. William Dillard
Since Vatican II gallons of ink have been spilled in the “liturgy wars.” Considering the disregard for the Council’s instructions on the Mass,...