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The History of Tarot Cards - Fr. William Saunders

The sniper who shot the little boy outside of his school left a Tarot card. While I have heard of these cards, I am not sure what they are. What do we Catholics believe about such cards?  Read more...

The Immaculate Conception and Assumption - Catholic Answers

The Marian doctrines are, for Fundamentalists, among the most bothersome of the Catholic Church’s teachings. In this tract we’ll examine briefly two Marian doctrines that Fundamentalist writers frequently object to -- the Immaculate Conception and the Assumption.   Read more...

The Immorality of Nice Fornication - Anthony Esolen

The strongest case that Nice Fornicators make for themselves is that they are “committed” to one another in love, and that this commitment carries sufficient moral weight to justify their actions.  Read more...

The Impartial Spectator - Dinesh D'Souza

A moral argument for life after death.  Read more...

The Irrepressible Joy of Christmas - Donald DeMarco

The Christ Child comes at Christmas to replace our gloomy ego with his radiant joy.   Read more...

The Joy of Repentance - Fr. Dwight Longenecker

What Augustine teaches us is the practical joy of repentance.  Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part 14 - Anthony Esolen

"Tell them," says God to Moses, "that the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob has sent you."  Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part 15 - Anthony Esolen

Now it is time to look at the grandson Jacob.  Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part Eight - Anthony Esolen

Any discussion of Abraham must turn upon faith, that new virtue brought to the world’s sight by the ancient Hebrews.   Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part Eleven - Anthony Esolen

Said the Lord to Abraham: "And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you." (Gen. 17:11)  Read more...

The Key that Fits the Lock, Part Five - Anthony Esolen

In an earlier column, I touched on the Lord's pronouncement of punishment for the sin of Adam and Eve.  Read more...

The Key that Fits the Lock, Part Four - Anthony Esolen

I am struck by the utter insouciance of the account of the Fall.  Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part Nine - Anthony Esolen

It is time now to accompany Abraham to Mount Moriah.   Read more...

The Key that Fits the Lock, Part One - Anthony Esolen

One day a friend and I were discussing the fruitful relationship between faith and reason. He said that he held the Catholic faith because of, literally, "everything," or as I like to call it, The Everything.   Read more...

The Key that Fits the Lock, Part Seven - Anthony Esolen

Let's take a look at the story of Noah, alongside the account of the incident at Sodom.  Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part Six - Anthony Esolen

And the proud men in the valley of Shinar said, "Go to, let us build a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the earth." (Gen. 11:4)  Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part Ten - Anthony Esolen

There are two things to remember about Abraham, as he stands upon Mount Moriah, knife in hand. Abraham is a receiver of gifts. And Abraham is obedient.  Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part Thirteen - Anthony Esolen

Before I leave Father Abraham, I'd like to dwell upon what anyone familiar with heroic literature would consider the oddest feature of his story.  Read more...

The Key that Fits the Lock, Part Three - Anthony Esolen

On the Fall of Man, recounted in but a few verses in the third chapter of Genesis, one might well fill many shelves full of books, so rich is the mythic presentation of what Newman called the aboriginal calamity, a disastrous turning away from God wherein we are all involved.   Read more...

The Key That Fits the Lock, Part Twelve - Anthony Esolen

"I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed." (Gen. 22:17-18)  Read more...

The Key that Fits the Lock, Part Two - Anthony Esolen

On the sixth day of creation, God made the "beasts of the earth according to their kinds, and cattle, and everything that creepeth on the earth," and He saw that it was good. But the day's work was not done.   Read more...

The last acceptable prejudice - Michael Coren

It was as predictable as an Orangeman putting on his sash or a latte coffee-drinker buying but not actually reading the latest risible volume from one of the new, inflated atheists.   Read more...

The Limits of Secularism - Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Religion survives because it answers three questions that every reflective person must ask.   Read more...

The Locus of Hatred, Part 1 - Anthony Esolen

It is a commonplace among our ruling class that religion is irrational and inherently divisive, fostering hatred of one group for another.   Read more...

The Male Priesthood: The Argument From Sacred Tradition - Mark Lowery

In May of 1994 John Paul II promulgated “Ordinatio Sacerdotalis” which declared definitely that the Catholic priesthood is reserved for males. Hence, the question “Why can there not be women priests?” has now been answered in a definitive way. While Catholics are not to question the teaching of the Magisterium on this matter, the time is ripe for all interested to come to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Church’s teaching.  Read more...


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