The name of Karl Stern is not well known today even by Catholics.
Two hundred years ago, Australia was virtually unknown to most of the world.
Nicholas was born in Oxford of a family of recusants, English Catholics who refused to accept the Church of England.
John Henry Newman was not without the witness and companionship of others in his own conversion.
There's another side of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) that deserves to be remembered.
"This book was owned by the happiest man in the world."
There, in the D.C. business district packed with lawyers and lobbyists, Father Arne Panula presided with infectious elan over the blandly named Catholic Information Center — a social, spiritual, and intellectual powerhouse like no other.
The film "Cabaret" is better known these days than the novel "The Berlin Stories" on which its screenplay is based.
When I tell people that my first love was not poetry but mathematics, they usually knit their brows and wonder what brought about that leap across a chasm.
It is July 25, 1934. The scene is the chancellery of Austria.