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Fr. Dwight Longenecker
What, exactly, are unbelievers—or non-Catholic Christians, for that matter—to make of the sun spinning and dancing over a Portuguese field? Or...
Christopher Check
In a compromised age, rulers whose public policies align with their cherished beliefs are regarded with contempt. But nine centuries ago, one...
Christopher Check
St. Gregory the Great: pope, doctor of the church, man of letters, liturgist, theologian—storyteller? Little known among this great man’s many...
Anthony E. Clark
Anglican Fr. John Henry Newman’s opinion of the Catholic Church was, to put it mildly, unfavorable. How, then, did this most illustrious of...
Michael Schrauzer
West portal and nave of Chartres Cathedral (1194-1260), Chartres, France. For most practical purposes, the glorious windows of Chartres are...
Michael Schrauzer
The Virgin of Humility (1435-1445) by Fra Angelico (Bl. Giovanni da Fiesole). Located in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain. How many...
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
A little-known historical episode took place in an obscure Italian seaport in 1480.The event illustrates the significant threat to the West...
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...
Catherine Brown Tkacz
Susanna could quote King David in her legal defense. St. Macrina taught two Church Fathers—her brothers. St. Catherine of Siena counseled popes...