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As craft beer continues to rise in popularity in the United States, those responsible for creating western brewing practices are reclaiming their own

What is it about monks and beer? The two just go together. And as craft beer continues to rise in popularity in the United States, the ones responsible for creating western brewing practices are reclaiming their own.

This renewal is important for monastic life in providing another opportunity for monks to produce their own goods and to sustain their monasteries (in an age w...

Historian and author Dr. Robert Senkewicz on the life, work, and holiness of Bl. Junípero Serra, who will be canonized this year by Pope Francis

Pope Francis recently announced his intention to canonize Spanish padre, Blessed Junípero Serra Ferrer, O.F.M. (1713-84) when he visits the United States this fall. Serra was from the Spanish island possession of Majorca, off the east coast of Spain, and traveled to the New World with his fellow Franciscans to evangelize the native peoples of Mexico and California. Beginning in 1769,...

The current arc of history seems to be drawing us back into a very dark past—a time when Islam ruled half the civilized world and threatened the rest of it.

Where will the Pope live when Rome falls to Islam?

It’s not an idle question. For one thing, there is historical precedent. Popes have been forced from Rome in the past. For another thing, numerous Islamic authorities have explicitly targeted Rome for conquest.

Rome may be the Eternal City, but it has seen rough times. In 846, for instance, Pope Leo IV had ...

Students for Life of America president Kristan Hawkins is gearing up for the Walk for Life West Coast and the second Students for Life West Coast Annual Conference.

On May 10, 2012, Nancy Keenan, the outgoing president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, spoke with the Washington Post. The Post reported: “In recent years, Keenan has worried about an ‘intensity gap&#...

Theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar's soteriology has often been misunderstood or misrepresented. Here is a short primer on what he actually wrote.

Editor's Note: This essay was originally published in a slightly different form in November 2013 as part of the CWR Symposium, "Vatican II, Salvation, and the Unsaved". It is reprinted here on the occasion of the recent public...

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