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Julius Caesar in a Nutshell

Julius Caesar in a Nutshell

Joseph Pearce

More than most of Shakespeare’s plays, Julius Caesar begs a good many questions. ...

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Survivor Creep

Survivor Creep

Theodore Dalrymple

The use of words tells us much about the temper of the times...

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The Mighty Pen of Father Paul Mankowski, S.J.

The Mighty Pen of Father Paul Mankowski, S.J.

George Weigel

We had been speaking by phone and volleying by e-mail with the regularity that marked our friendship...

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On the Stages of Contemplation

On the Stages of Contemplation

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

I will stand upon my watch. 

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Cinderella's Genderless Godmother

Cinderella's Genderless Godmother

Anne Hendershott

For the child — and the adult who knows there is still a child in all of us — fairy tales reveal tru...

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Women of Character, Then and Now

Women of Character, Then and Now

Francis X. Maier

An unpleasant fact of book publishing today is that Big Authors can suck the oxygen out of a market...

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What Is Demonic Possession?

What Is Demonic Possession?

Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti

Demons are fallen angels.

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Diary of an American Exorcist: Diary 3

Diary of an American Exorcist: Diary 3

Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti

Strong versus weak possession.

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Diary of an American Exorcist: Diary 1

Diary of an American Exorcist: Diary 1

Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti

The journey started with a powerful spiritual experience when I was a seminarian.

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Diary of an American Exorcist: Introduction

Diary of an American Exorcist: Introduction

Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti

The journey started with a powerful spiritual experience when I was a seminarian.

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"He commands the unclean spirits"

"He commands the unclean spirits"

Father Serge-Thomas Bonino, o.p.

Mankind's servitude to the devil depicts the misery of man without God. 

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The Beauty of Holiness

The Beauty of Holiness

Dietrich von Hildebrand

When we are profoundly affected by the beauty of purity...

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Private Clubs and the Sour Pleasures of Resentment

Private Clubs and the Sour Pleasures of Resentment

Theodore Dalrymple

Some years ago, I sat next to a pleasant Norwegian lady who had just moved to London. Her father had...

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Hard Sayings

Hard Sayings

Father Paul Scalia

Many of Jesus' disciples who were listening said, "This saying is hard; who can accept it?"

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Why We Love

Why We Love

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

God deserves exceeding love from us, a love that has no measure.

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On a Wedding Day: A Glimpse of Marriage Itself

On a Wedding Day: A Glimpse of Marriage Itself

John Cuddeback

"One could find no other association more necessary nor more pleasant than that of men and women." -...

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By Breaking a Wooden Yoke, You Forge an Iron Yoke

By Breaking a Wooden Yoke, You Forge an Iron Yoke

Msgr. Charles Pope

Monday of last week (18th Week of the year) there was a powerful passage from the Book of Jerem...

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Offering Our Burdens to God

Offering Our Burdens to God

Madeleine DelbrÊl

We don't always want our suffering; we are tight-fisted about it, haggle over it, often botch the jo...

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Living in Hope: Saints Joachim and Anne

Living in Hope: Saints Joachim and Anne

Father John Henry Hanson

Nothing disappoints more than misplaced hope.

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The Virtue of Obedience

The Virtue of Obedience

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. CAP.

We live in a turbulent time; a time that’s similar, in some ways, to the various Reformations of 500...

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