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The Austrian, Catholic composer refracted his entire creative life through the sensibility of his changeless religious belief, yet it was a belief that had no room for complacency or personal arrogance

Editor's note: This is an abridged and otherwise edited version of a lecture given at the Caroline Chisholm (Catholic) Library, Melbourne, on July 7, 2015.


At the very start, I want to explain that this is basically The Rough Guide to Bruckner. There are plenty of Bruckner scholars out there; and I would not for a moment pretend to be o...

The underlying principles on which these diverse “family models” are based are for the most part directly contrary to what the Christian family is all about.

The following is an essay by Dr. Kampowski addressing theological arguments on divorce and remarriage, especially as these questions were raised during last year’s Synod of Bishops. In the coming weeks, Catholic World Report will be publishing Dr. Kampowski’s essay in five installments. This is the first.


The White House says David Daleiden and the CMP are "extremists on the right"; Daleiden, a 26-year-old Catholic, says he's inspired by Pope Francis

Yesterday, White House press secretary Josh Earnest, when asked about President Obama's reaction to the series of undercover videos released by the Center for Medical Progress in which Planned Parenthood officials discuss selling fetal organs for profi...

Ewa Korbut, from the World Youth Day press office in Krakow, discusses preparations for WYD 2016, which takes place July 25–31, 2016

While Pope Francis registered for the World Youth Day 2016—to be held in Krakow, Poland, exactly a year from this week—Krakow came alive as the local organizing committee and young people launched the year-long countdown.

This past Sunday, after Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, longtime aide to ...

On July 17, nearly two months after the fact, the German bishops conference released the text of the meeting's interventions, in French, German, and Italian

Rome, Italy, Jul 29, 2015 / 03:01 am (CNA).- Yes to contraception, homosexual acts, and Communion for the divorced and remarried – all considering the circumstances. No to understanding any acts as intrinsically evil.

These are the positions advocated by speakers at the May 25 “

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