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Calumny and Pope Callistus I

October 14, 2022 Dawn Beutner 10

Calumny, according to the glossary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, is a “false statement which harms the reputation of others and gives occasion for false judgments concerning them.” The sin of calumny is […]

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Fireworks for Saint Augustine

August 27, 2022 Dawn Beutner 9

There are many reasons to celebrate the feast of Saint Augustine of Hippo on August 28. One obvious reason is that Augustine (354-430) was the bishop of Hippo (now Annaba, Algeria) during a tumultuous time […]


Martyrs of Communism in Peru

August 9, 2022 Dawn Beutner 11

The year 1968 was a dramatic one, all over the world. In 1968, the president of Peru was deposed in a military coup. His successor lasted several years until he was also deposed during a […]