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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,...
I am a conservative Catholic who reads This Rock regularly. Most of the time I agree with what I read, but I strongly disagree with Michelle...
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...
Matthew E. Bunson
In the bestselling interview with Vittorio Messori, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger expressed his great admiration for a 16th-century cardinal and...
Matthew E. Bunson
Conventional wisdom tells us that science and religion are incompatible.The physicist who first proposed the “Big Bang” theory disagreed—one...
Anthony E. Clark
Poet or syncretist? Catholic religious or Buddhist mystic? The true identity of Trappist monk and author Thomas Merton has been a matter of...
Russell Shaw
Isn’t secrecy in the Church an obstacle to accountability, participation, and other desirable things? But it is sometimes appropriate and even...
Robert P. Lockwood
In 1846 in the city of Pittsburgh, a handful of the Sisters of Mercy announced that they were going to open a hospital, the first in the city,...
This letter is not for any article in particular. I just wanted to say thank you for your magazine. I am a recently ordained priest (June ‘06)...