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The Real Maria Monk - J. Bernard Delany, O.P.

"The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk: the Hidden Secrets of a Nun's Life in a Convent Exposed" was first published in New York in 1836 and its aim is, as its title proclaims, to cast discredit on the Catholic Church and Catholics generally.  Read more...

The Real War on Christmas - Nina Shea

Christmas is a time of joy for Christians and, for multitudes around the world, a time of suffering.  Read more...

The right to say no - Barbara Kay

It is unfair to accuse someone who refuses to work at a same-sex wedding of homophobia.   Read more...

The Right to Win - Thomas Sowell

Among the many new "rights" being conjured out of thin air, a new one seems to be a "right" to win.  Read more...

The sad plight of India’s flock - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Last Friday, Sept. 5, was the anniversary of Mother Teresa’s death. Eleven years ago, Indians lined the streets to honour her state funeral procession. This year, her sisters, the Missionaries of Charity, encountered a rather different crowd on the anniversary.  Read more...

The Saudi Guide To Piety - Anne Applebaum

Changing the world one schoolbook at a time.  Read more...

The Soviet Terror - Robert Royal

In Moscow and Petrograd, priests, nuns, and lay people were arrested, including a whole community of Dominican nuns along with their mother superior, Anna Abrikosova, a convert. Their ultimate ends are largely unknown.  Read more...

The Spirit in Vietnam - Robert Royal

As World War II ended, Vietnam began to suffer the same types of persecution and martyrdoms that Communism brought to China and Korea. But at that very moment a spiritual story was unfolding that shows how grace operates even in the most terrible circumstances.  Read more...

The surest way to persecution is to say, 'It can't happen here.' - Father George W. Rutler

Our parish is blessed with a shrine to Saint Thomas More.  Read more...

The Ten Commandments Controversy - Michael Novak

On August 27 of this year, under the direction of U.S. District Court Judge Myron Thompson, a small monument (not even four feet high) of the Ten Commandments was removed from the back end of the towering rotunda in the Alabama state courthouse.  Read more...

The Times and Sexual Abuse by Priests - Fr. Andrew M. Greeley

The New York Times labored mightily to bring forth a mountain of priest abusers in its recent census and produced only a mouse, as it admitted in the 12th paragraph of its sensationalist prose in "Decades of Damage”.  Read more...

The tragedy of Darfur - James Lorenz

It is early afternoon in the Ramadeqai camp for the displaced on the outskirts of the town of Zalingei in the troubled Darfur region of Sudan. The inhabitants, entering the last days of the Ramadan fast, are sweltering under the October sun. You can feel the lethargy that’s descended.  Read more...

The Twilight of Atheism: The Global Triumph of Christianity - Dinesh D'Souza

God has come back to life. The world is witnessing a huge explosion of religious conversion and growth, and Christianity is growing faster than any other religion. Nietzsche’s proclamation “God is dead” is now proven false. Nietzsche is dead.  Read more...

The Unconventional Baroness - Benedict Rogers

With a price on her head in Azerbaijan and a prison sentence in Sudan, Baroness Caroline Cox is always in danger. Moving illegally across borders, to see firsthand "man's inhumanity to man," has become the life business of this extraordinary crusader for Christian rights.   Read more...

The Vatican Confronts Islam - Daniel Pipes

"Enough now with this turning the other cheek! It's our duty to protect ourselves."   Read more...

The View from Rome - Father Thomas D. Williams, LC

Truth and election consequences.  Read more...

The word of God cannot be chained - Father Raymond J. de Souza

I long desired to visit Ebenezer Baptist, for it was as a teenager reading the speeches of Martin Luther King that I first awakened to the power of the Gospel preached with conviction to bend the course of history.   Read more...

Their Blood Cries Out: The Untold Story of Persecution Against Christians - Paul Marshall & Lela Gilbert

"Their Blood Cries Out" is a towering exposition of the history, causes, and facts of today's anti-Christian pogroms.  Read more...

Their disbelief is my strength - Michael Coren

I suppose it’s the greatest joke of all. Deliciously ironic as well. My Christian faith has been profoundly encouraged by those most eager to smother it.  Read more...

This time, don’t look the other way - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Surely, there must be a certain incomprehension in Beijing these days.  Read more...

Thomas Jefferson and the Wall of Separation Between Church and State - John W. Whitehead and Casey Mattox

In his latest book, "Thomas Jefferson and the Wall of Separation Between Church and State", Daniel Dreisbach exposes the history of the wall metaphor and argues that the wall is rooted in anti-Catholicism and the fear of religious influence on public life.  Read more...

Thought police on patrol - Charles Krauthammer

Long a staple of academia, the totalitarian impulse is spreading.   Read more...

Tim Tebow and Christophobia - George Weigel

Two weeks into the NFL season, ESPN ran a Sunday morning special exploring why the third-string quarterback of the Denver Broncos, Tim Tebow, had become the most polarizing figure in American sports.  Read more...

Time to Take Religious Freedom Seriously - Philip F. Lawler

Two years into his administration, President Barack Obama still has not filled the post of roving US ambassador for religious freedom.   Read more...

Tolerance must flow two ways - Rex Murphy

It is not often that lectures on the finer points of theology and philosophy, delivered from so retired a venue as the University of Regensburg, turn the world, or at least a good part of it, on its ear. But it must be said as well that not every lecturer is the Bishop of Rome.  Read more...


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