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The Case for Life After Death - Peter Kreeft

Can you prove life after death?  Read more...

The Catholic apologist's scriptural cheat sheet - CHRISTOPHER WONG

Sola scriptura Sola fide Salvation (once and for all?)  Read more...

The Church Didn't Invent Celibacy - Philip Jenkins

Francis Spufford was recently interviewed in the New York Times. One remark he made in passing cited a well-established historical myth, which I was not expecting to see revived, but there it was.   Read more...

The Church Isn’t a Democracy - GEORGE JONAS

This non-Catholic writer seems to have grasped what a surprising number of modern Catholics have failed to understand, that the Roman Catholic church is neither a debating society, nor is it a democracy.  Read more...

The Church Opposes Science: The Myth of Catholic Irrationality - Christopher Kaczor

"Christopher Kaczor is one of our finest young Catholic philosophers. In The Seven Big Myths about the Catholic Church, he shows that he is also one of our finest defenders of the Catholic faith. Essential reading for the new evangelization." - Most Reverend Jose H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles  Read more...

The Consequences of Redefining Marriage - Ryan T. Anderson

There are good reasons why conjugal unions have been distinguished from all others since antiquity.  Read more...

The conversion power of Mere Christianity - Charles Lewis

There have been many books that have I loved. There are some that have moved me. Only one book has ever made me tremble.   Read more...

The Da Vinci Code, the Catholic Church and Opus Dei - Prelature of Opus Dei in the United States

Many readers are intrigued by the claims about Christian history and theology presented in The Da Vinci Code. We would like to remind them that The Da Vinci Code is a work of fiction, and it is not a reliable source of information on these matters.  Read more...

The Danger of Centering Prayer - REV. JOHN D. DREHER

In order to see clearly that New Age practices, like Transcendental Meditation and centering prayer, depart from the Catholic tradition, Father Dreher outlines the differences between Christian spirituality and Eastern spirituality.  Read more...

The Dangers of the Prosperity Gospel - Father Robert Barron

A few weeks ago, I came across an article in the Atlantic Monthly magazine, which bore the extraordinary title “Did Christianity Cause the Crash?”   Read more...

The Dangers of the Prosperity Gospel - Father Robert Barron

A few weeks ago, I came across an article in the Atlantic Monthly magazine, which bore the extraordinary title “Did Christianity Cause the Crash?”   Read more...

The Divinity of Christ - Peter Kreeft

The doctrine of Christ's divinity is the central Christian doctrine, for it is like a skeleton key that opens all the others.  Read more...

The Ego vs Meatless Fridays - Elizabeth Scalia

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, announcing the intended restoration of the Friday Fast, or, as it is commonly called, “meatless Fridays.”  Read more...

The Ennui of Saint Teresa - Arthur C. Brooks

On average, religious people are much happier than nonreligious ones.  Read more...

The evidential power of beauty - The Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap

We might consider several lessons from creation this week as summer begins and life starts to briefly slow down.   Read more...

The Face of God - Roger Scruton

"... if you want a handy pocket guide to humanity's perennial search for God, one that will take you safely round the edges of the current religious battlefield, this elegant and gracious book is one to buy." - New Statesman  Read more...

The First Cause Argument - Peter Kreeft

The most famous of all arguments for the existence of God are the "five ways" of Saint Thomas Aquinas. One of the five ways, the fifth, is the argument from design, which we looked at in the last essay. The other four are versions of the first-cause argument, which we explore here.  Read more...

The Forgiveness of Sins - Catholic Answers

All pardon for sins ultimately comes from Christ’s finished work on Calvary, but how is this pardon received by individuals? Did Christ leave us any means within the Church to take away sin? The Bible says he gave us two means.   Read more...

The Four Levels of Happiness - Rev. Robert Spitzer, S.J.

The Greek Philosopher Aristotle observed that all human beings wish to be happy and search for happiness.  Read more...

The Freedom of Heaven & the Freedom of Hell - Anthony Esolen

Woodrow Wilson once remarked that the purpose of the modern university was to make young men as unlike their fathers as possible, fathers who had immersed themselves in business and could no longer see the grand sweep of history.   Read more...

The Galileo Legend - Thomas Lessl

The extent to which people are mislead by the Galileo legend first began to dawn on me several years ago when I was teaching a doctoral seminar in the history of rhetoric — my own academic field.   Read more...

The Genesis Problem - Father Robert Barron

I’m continually amazed how often the “problem” of Genesis comes up in my work of evangelization and apologetics.  Read more...

The Gift Of Lent - Mark Shea

Many of my Protestant friends are uncomfortable with Lent. "It's all about mortification and self-discipline when we know that the Risen Jesus is joyful and alive!" they say. "We don't need to mortify ourselves to please God. That's why Jesus died for us, so we don't have be 'good enough'.  Read more...

The Gift of Our Holy Father - Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Sometimes it takes a story of an entire Episcopal parish reuniting with Rome to remind us of what a gift we have in the person and office of the Successor of St. Peter.  Read more...

The God Problem - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

When St. Paul said in Ephesians 6 that our struggle was not against flesh and blood but against principalities and powers, he was not kidding.   Read more...


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