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Benedict XVI's Interview on Polish Television - Zenit

Here is a translation of the interview Benedict XVI gave to the public television station in Poland. It was broadcast today, Pope John Paul II Day.  Read more...

Benedict: The Quiet Pope, the Scholar - Michael Novak

He has been a quiet pope, scholarly, deeply trustworthy with the confidences of others, seeking the good of all those around him. He has also been — among the cardinals and among the public intellectuals of Europe — one of the sharpest pencils in the box.   Read more...

Benedict’s Muslim Convert - Edward Pentin

Journalist says his was a personal journey, not a political act.  Read more...

Bernard Nathanson, rest in peace - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Perhaps the most influential graduate of McGill’s medical school spent more than 30 years trying to undo what he had done.   Read more...

Beyond the River Kwai - Lt. Eric Lomax

As my London-bound train clicked over the rails that fall afternoon in 1989, my eyes were transfixed by a newspaper photo of an elderly Japanese. This was the man I had searched for — the one who had brutally tortured me years before.  Read more...

Bishops have denied communion before - Tim Townsend

In November 2003, Raymond Burke, then the bishop of LaCrosse, Wis., instructed priests in his diocese to deny Communion to three politicians unless they publicly recanted their pro-abortion rights positions. Since then, Burke's supporters have increasingly pointed to what they see as parallels with another case, and another moral hero, from 40 years ago.   Read more...

Blaise Pascal - Carl Olson

The short life of Blaise Pascal (1623-62) was one of intense intellectual brilliance, physical anguish, and mystical vision. The son of a French bureaucrat, Pascal exhibited extraordinary mathematical and scientific abilities at an early age.   Read more...

Bless U. - Susan Kinzie

A couple of guys yelled, "Padre!" when they saw the Rev. Robert Schlageter barreling into the dorm in his black friar's robes cinched with rope. "You getting your rooms blessed, you little pagans?" he hollered back.  Read more...

Blessed by Melissa - Patricia M. Devlin

When I was collecting stories for the Amazing Grace for Survivors book, I came across this heart warming story by a friend of a friend who was born blind. Here is that story. - Patti Armstrong  Read more...

Blessed Jakob Gapp - Robert Royal

The Nazis gave various reasons for imprisoning these clergymen: stirring up the masses, spying, aiding prisoners, suspicion of treason, behavior unfriendly to Germany, support of Jews, insulting the Fuhrer or National Socialism, or sometimes no reason at all.   Read more...

Blessed Mother Teresa - George Rutler

Strange to say, I cannot remember our first meeting, which was in 1980 when I was studying in Rome. In the moral constancy of her presence, every conversation seemed the same and the surroundings were totally irrelevant.  Read more...

Bob Bork: The Lingering Presence - Hadley Arkes

As the old year is passing — and as if it were not depressing enough, for some of us, to find ourselves in the new year at the threshold of Obama II — some of us are still feeling the loss of our dear friend Robert Bork, who died just before Christmas.   Read more...

Bonded in Faith - Fr. Raymond de Souza

World Youth Day 2002 has already produced a new cadre of Catholic leaders.  Read more...

Bono sings an old song, again - Terry Mattingly

It was a room full of religious believers — Republicans and Democrats — who were used to praying together and even hearing guest speakers quote the scriptures. Bono looked around, studying the faces through his blue rock-star sunglasses.  Read more...

Born toward dying - Father Richard John Neuhaus

We are born to die. Not that death is the purpose of our being born, but we are born toward death, and in each of our lives the work of dying is already underway.   Read more...

Bowie Kent Kuhn - Rev. George Rutler

As baseball fans religiously record statistics, Bowie Kent Kuhn (1926–2007) was, at 42, the youngest commissioner of baseball ever; the tallest, at six-foot-five; and the heaviest, at 250 pounds, though his height made him seem slim.  Read more...

Brawling at the Holy Sepulchre - Michael Coren

In Israel, as in all countries that contain archeological sites of deep spiritual and religious significance, there tends to be three levels of authenticity and holiness.   Read more...

Britain makes room for Benedict - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Benedict is the great Catholic thinker of his generation, a writer of limpid style and the simplicity only achieved by those who have reached the far side of scholarly wisdom. Newman was that for the 19th century.   Read more...

Brother André’s life reflects beauty of holy humility - Father Thomas Rosica, CSB

On Sunday, October 17, Canadian Brother André Bessette, founder of St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal, was proclaimed a Saint at the Vatican.   Read more...

Brotherly Love - Donald DeMarco

On December 21, 1968, a spacecraft appropriately named after the pagan god Apollo left the earth on its three-day trip to the moon. Thirty some years ago we had, for the first time, a compelling image of the only home that all we humans can call our own. This image urges us to reflect on the brotherhood, mutual love, and respect that our common dwelling place mandates. The inhospitable blackness of the surrounding void is not an alternative, either literally or figuratively.  Read more...

Buckley, Rehabilitated - Paul Kengor

William F. Buckley Shaped America’s Political Dialogue. The Catholic Faith Shaped William F. Buckley.  Read more...

Buckley’s Catholic Legacy - Rev. Raymond J. de Souza

When William F. Buckley Jr. died on Feb. 27 at age 82, it was noted that he was a Catholic.  Read more...

By Way of Love - David Scott

"Part biography and part spiritual reading, these pages bring to light little-known stories from Mother Teresa's life that will help you to grow in your love of God."  Read more...

C. S. Lewis and Mrs. Moore - Alice von Hildebrand

Literature offers us a rich panorama of marriages in which the woman is a shrew and the husband a victim.   Read more...

Canada’s youthful missionaries - Father Raymond J. de Souza

The torch of faith is being handed on to a new generation, and they are finding their own ways of holding it high.  Read more...


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