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The word rosary comes from Latin and means a garland of roses, the rose being one of the flowers used to symbolize the Virgin Mary. If you...

Fundamentalists often challenge the Catholic practice of asking saints and angels to pray on our behalf. But the Bible directs us to invoke...

The historic Christian practice of asking our departed brothers and sisters in Christ—the saints—for their intercession has come under...

The word "worship" has undergone a change in meaning in English. It comes from the Old English weorthscipe, which means the condition of...

"Catholics worship statues!" People still make this ridiculous claim. Because Catholics have statues in their churches, goes the accusation...

Many non-Catholics particularly shy away from the sacramental.aspects of Catholicism—and not from the seven sacraments only. What they...

When Catholics call Mary the "Blessed Virgin," they mean she remained a virgin throughout her life. When Protestants refer to Mary as "...

Public revelation is binding on all Christians, but private revelation is binding only on those who receive it. The Catholic Church teaches...

The controversy surrounding evolution touches on our most central beliefs about ourselves and the world. Evolutionary theories have been...

Fundamentalists often make it a test of Christian orthodoxy to believe that the world was created in six 24-hour days and that no other...