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      Aiming for Heaven to Win the Culture War, and On the Way, Answer What...

      Should Catholics focus on winning political battles as the primary means of reclaiming the culture? Should we put our Faith on the back burner...

      Palestrina’s Lamentations of Jeremiah

      In this last day of Lent, Spy Wednesday, we may profit from another musical adaptation of the Lamentations of Jeremiah, in the style of...

      Saint Stephen, Hungary’s First and Greatest King

      Hungary is much in the news of late, with current leader Viktor Orban standing against the tsunami of insanity washing over the rest of...

      Recapturing Reverence for the Eucharist

      The most vital characteristic of our Catholic faith is not its external organization that has of late, thanks to Pope Francis, attracted the attention...

      Etienne Gilson on Mad-Hatters and Metaphysics

      The character of the Mad Hatter in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland has its origin in the fact that in the 1800s hat makers...

      St Veronica Giuliani: Christ’s Stigmatic Bride

      Last Saturday, the ninth of July, the universal Church celebrated the feast of the great and most humble Capuchin Poor Clares nun, abbot, mystic...

      Divine Mercy Sunday

      ‘Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe’… ‘My Lord and my God!’ (Jn. 20:18). Today is Low...

      Uganda’s Witness

      The memorial of Charles Llwanga and his companion martyrs, put to death in Uganda between 1885 and 1887, has complex undertones: the conquest of...

      The Tragic Dignity of Margaret Pole

      A brief mention of today's saint, Blessed Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (+1541), the daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, who was in turn...

      Doubting, But Faithful, Thomas

      Saint Thomas, the Apostle, is called 'Didymus', the 'twin', perhaps, as some surmised, because he looked a lot like Christ. Whether that be true,...