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The brilliant German monk never intended to start his own Church

The Catechism, published 25 years ago today, is no dry-as-dust manual – as I discovered when wrestling with its contents

If you want to ban anyone, you need coherent reasons that will stand up in the public forum

The traditional Requiem is unremittingly bracing, calling us to contemplate the fearful mystery of death

Given the last few centuries, who can blame the Poles for praying for their country?

On the memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, a priest explains the transformative effect of this traditional devotion

Some assert that his title and dress are far too confusing, but this is nonsense

The response should have been empathy and respect, rather than hyena-like schadenfreude

‘From Atheism to Catholicism’, published by EWTN, shows how remarkable turns of fate led to people embracing Catholicism

When the liturgy becomes secondary, clearly the Church is not functioning as it is intended to