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Michael Schrauzer
Grotesque Old Woman (1513) by Quentin Massys. Located in the National Gallery, London, England. Well, now. If having a "pleasing personality"...
Carl Olson
Clandestine societies? Machiavellian Churchmen getting away with murder? Scandalous hidden meanings in masterpieces of art? These can only mean...
Judith Costello
The year was 1975. I was in college, where the women's movement and other social-justice causes were a big part of campus life. I was on a...
Cherie Peacock
In his beautiful meditation on marriage (page 12), Jeff Mirus speaks of “the circumscribed space of married love” which “open(s) out to the...
Leon J. Suprenant
It’s tough to be a real man today. Our decadent culture offers two narrow “ideals” of manhood: sensitive supporter or power-wielding playboy....
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...
Robert P. Lockwood
Let’s have a Catholic urban legend with a twist. This one dates from before the Reformation and its sources are therefore entirely Catholic....
Matthew E. Bunson
On January 26, 1957, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan was the site of a new opera by noted French Catholic composer François Poulenc. Le Dialogue...
Having just received my second issue of This Rock, the December issue, I eagerly reviewed the articles and came upon the Quick Questions...