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The Iron Lady I Knew Was Bendable - Michael Novak

One evening during the end of Lady Thatcher's long run as Prime Minister, my wife Karen and I had dinner with her and Dennis at the mountain condo of mutual friends in Vail, Colorado.   Read more...

The Lesson of Calcutta - Father Robert Barron

There is a lesson that Calcutta burned deeply into my soul.   Read more...

the Letter - Brian Doyle

He rose before six that morning, same as usual, and donned his sweatshirt and went for a jog — three miles now, in a slight concession to age, rather than four.  Read more...

The Lion as Catholic - Phil Lawler

Phil Lawler weighs the autobiography of America's most influential Catholic Senator, Ted Kennedy.  Read more...

The Littlest Suffering Souls: Audrey Stevenson of Paris - Austin Ruse

Audrey Stevenson was born in 1983 to a nominally Catholic family, a family that did not even say grace at meals.  Read more...

The Lost Art of Catholic Drinking - Sean P. Dailey

There is Protestant drinking and there is Catholic drinking, and the difference is more than mere quantity.   Read more...

The Making of a New Benedict - George Weigel

His parents’ names were Joseph and Mary (which provoked innumerable jokes in his later life), and he was their third child, following his sister, Maria, born in 1921, and his brother, Georg, born in 1924.  Read more...

The Man and His Life - Robert Moynihan

Though he was a familiar Church leader for many years before becoming pope, there has been little awareness of the spiritual side of Benedict XVI. Now for the first time readers are given a brilliant overview of the Pope’s most inspirational teachings in Let God’s Light Shine Forth.  Read more...

The man behind the ‘Boston Miracle’ - Rev. Raymond J. de Souza

The Reverend Eugene Rivers knows a thing or two about rough neighbourhoods. Seventeen years ago, he moved from the pleasant groves of Harvard academe to fight the gangs on their own turf.  Read more...

The Man Who Saved the Original Papers of St. John of the Cross - Joseph Pearce

It was March 1936. A series of anti-clerical riots swept through Toledo.  Read more...

The man who was GKC's champion - Jack Carrigan

He describes himself as '87 and crumbling by the minute'. But Aidan Mackey is a revered figure.   Read more...

The Manliness of St. Thomas Aquinas - Donald DeMarco

An illuminating and instructive example of the coincidence of manliness and sanctity is in the person of St. Thomas Aquinas.  Read more...

The Men Who Changed My Life - Tom Hoopes

When I first met them, at the St. Ignatius Institute at the University of San Francisco, I hadn’t gone to Mass regularly for years. I enrolled in their program knowing but not caring that it was Catholic. I just wanted to live in San Francisco and read great books. I didn’t have even a passing interest in the faith. The St. Ignatius Institute changed that.  Read more...

The Miracles of Thomas Aquinas - Raissa Maritain

A comet that for three years had shone over the monastery disappeared the day the Angelic Doctor died.   Read more...

The Most Heroic Thing I Have Ever Witnessed - Mark Shea

On January 11, my family went to noon Mass at Blessed Sacrament parish in Seattle. It was being celebrated by our visiting priest, but after he processed up to the altar, we were astonished to see that Father Tom Kraft had taken a seat beside him.  Read more...

The Mystery of Newman - John F. Crosby

The thought, the teaching, the inner life of Newman have an inexhaustible fullness, a mysterious plenitude that you can feed on for a lifetime without any feeling of surfeit.  Read more...

The No-Nonsense Network - Christopher Willcox

Rita Antoinette Rizzo could not have imagined her improbable future when, as a little girl with a Buster Brown haircut, she sat on the corner of Liberty and 11th Street in Canton, Ohio, conversing with prostitutes and gangsters.  Read more...

The Nun Who Thanks John Paul II for Cure - Zenit

Here is the testimony of Sister Marie-Simon-Pierre, a 46-year-old religious of the Little Sisters of Catholic Motherhood, who attributes her healing from Parkinson's disease to the intercession of Pope John Paul II.  Read more...

The Ordination at Dachau - Deacon Greg Kandra

Some months back, I preached a homily on the "Priesterblock," the section of the Dachau concentration camp where priests were kept in isolation during World War II.   Read more...

The original Christmas story - Ian Hunter

Secular Christmas poems and stories, like The Night Before Christmas or The Gift of the Magi, are remarkable in the way they enchant young people from generation to generation. But there is one Christmas story that never grows stale, that is fresh to all ages and places, to young and old, to men and women. It goes like this.  Read more...

The outrage gap - Colleen Carroll Campbell

Something is missing.   Read more...

The Pilgrim (A Fable) - Joy Cowley

I began the spiritual journey in a fervour of prayer, asking God to give me the companions I needed for the road. The voice in my heart was gentle but firm, “Name your needs.” Ah, but that was easy! There were three whose company represented my constant longing. “Wisdom! Compassion! Holiness!” I cried.  Read more...

The Pope in Private - George Weigel

All lives run along a set of rails: family background, native abilities, education, interests and habits. Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II, was a man whose life ran along a particularly broad-gauged rail bed.  Read more...

The Pope of the Youth - Mary Beth Bonacci

It was funny, really, watching the media try to figure out why the youth of the world so loved Pope John Paul II.  Read more...

The Pope's Childhood: In His Own Words - Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

You grew up in the country as the youngest of three children. Your father was a constable, the family poor rather than well-off. Your mother, you once recounted, even made her own soap.  Read more...


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