Articles on Catholic History and Culture
“To be deep in history, is to cease to be Protestant.” Venerable John Henry Cardinal Newman
Catholic Women Priests: Can There Be a Discussion?
Eleven years ago Christine Mayr Lumetzberger was excommunicated because she attempted to be ordained as a Catholic priest. A mischievous and misleading article by British journalist Peter Stanford entitled Meet the Female Priest Defying [...]
Going for Baroque
To be deep in Rome is to cease to be Protestant. That is because to be deep in Rome is to be deep in history, and to be deep in history, as John Henry [...]
Shakespeare the Catholic Conspirator
Today is William Shakespeare's birthday, and it's getting to be pretty well accepted that the mysterious man of Avon was actually a Catholic. Joseph Pearce's book, The Quest for Shakespeare is the best of [...]
Catholic Street Preachers?
As an Evangelical college student I once went on a mission trip to Scotland. One Saturday night our host said we were going to downtown Edinburgh. We thought it was to see the sights. [...]
On The Importance of Shoes
I was serving as a Housemaster in an English boarding school when I finally learned the full importance of shoes. Every night after supper the boys would have an hour to complete their homework [...]
Is Pope Francis the “green pope”? The news is out that he is planning an encyclical on the environment and that he will advocate measures to counter global climate change. “Climate change” is one [...]