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CWR Articles > Back Issue: April 2014
Delving into the Protestant's Dilemma
By Christopher White
An interview with author and apologist Devin Rose about how the Reformation's consequences point to the truth of Catholicism
John XXIII and the Jews
By Thomas L. McDonald
How the personal experience of Angelo Roncalli during World War II changed the course of Catholic-Jewish relations
Mysticism, Monasticism, and the New Evangelization
By Benjamin Mann
The New Evangelization requires a rediscovery of Christian mysticism, and a revival of the monastic setting which is its natural home
Christ in an Age of Technique
By James Kalb
The emphasis on speaking to modern man using modern language has meant far less emphasis on speaking Catholic language to Catholics
Welcome to The Reign of “Gay”
By Carl E. Olson
Make no mistake, it has nothing to do with fun and games, and everything to do with the forced rationalization of grave depravity
A Time of Mercy
By James V. Schall, S.J.
Heaven cannot be populated by human beings who refuse to be there, whose lives indicate they do not want to be there
Human Sacrifice Among the Ideologues
By Mark P. Shea
You can’t purge an outsider. Scapegoating fury is reserved for an insider.
An Anxious Age—and an Antagonistic Future?
By Christopher White
Jody Bottum's new book examines why the old language of traditional religion is out, and a new language of spirituality is in.
The Apartment, Movie-wise
By Patrick Coffin
“Why do people have to love people, anyway?”
Serving the Church through a “Second Vocation”
By Jim Graves
Ordained in their 40s, 50s, or 60s, these men offer a unique pastoral perspective to their flocks.
Holy Thursday, Footwashing, and the Institution of the Priesthood
By Dr. Leroy Huizenga
Interpreting Scripture for its moral import alone, while common and understandable, can cause us to miss the deeper meaning of Christ's actions
John Paul II and The Blessed Sacrament
By Jason Evert
The late pontiff's sixty to ninety minutes of private prayer before Mass were the best part of his day
Resurrection and Witness
By Carl E. Olson
The readings for the Solemnity of Easter show how the faith of the first Christians was squarely based on historical events and objective truth.
Catholic Radio Returns to Los Angeles
By Jim Graves
After a long absence, Catholic programming will again hit the airwaves in LA and Orange Counties and the surrounding areas.
The “Green Pope” and a Human Ecology
By William L. Patenaude
A new collection of Benedict XVI’s eco-centric homilies, letters, and addresses offers much to ponder and perhaps even act on.
Saint John Paul II, Alive Among the Saints
By Douglas Bushman
The great Polish pope constantly emphasized the universal call to holiness as demonstrated in the lives of the saints.
Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill: Conflict and Context
By Anne Hendershott
Concerns about morality, AIDS prevention, and civil rights converge as Uganda passes its controversial anti-homosexuality bill.
John Paul II's Vision of Family and Marriage for the New Evangelization
By Rolando Moreno
The family is an active and vital agent in establishing a civilization of love and the renewal of Christian culture
The Holiness of John XXIII and John Paul II
By Catholic News Agency
Secretaries to both popes recount sanctity, charity, and lives devoted to prayer
John XXIII and John Paul II Inscribed in the Book of Saints
By Vatican Information Service
500,000 attend ceremony in St. Peter's Square, including 20 Heads of State and delegations from over 100 countries
Two Patron Saints of Christian Unity
By Dr. Adam A. J. DeVille
John XXIII and John Paul II were responsible for historic advances in overcoming the problems of division and estrangement between Catholics, Orthodox, and Protestants.
From Anti-Catholic Atheist to Church-Loving Convert
By Catherine Harmon
“And what I saw was that the Church was right, and that nobody else was right—no one else on the face of the planet was speaking these truths.”
The Surprising Pope Francis
By Michael Coren
A God of surprises has given us a pope of the same.
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