Surprised by Scotus

April 22, 2023 Casey Chalk 11

Have you ever had an opinion of someone or something, perhaps informed by little, if any real substantive evidence, only, upon actually learning about that person or thing, that you were terribly, and perhaps even […]

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The next Doctor of the Church?

January 30, 2023 Casey Chalk 6

Last January, Pope Francis declared Church Father St. Irenaeus of Lyon (d. 202) to be a Doctor of the Church, a title given to those of eminent learning, a high degree of sanctity, and having […]

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St. Jerome and Protestantism

September 30, 2022 Casey Chalk 9

St. Jerome, whose feast day is September 30th, is known by Catholics for several things. Many know the fourth-century priest as responsible for the Vulgate, the Latin translation of the Bible, the official biblical text […]

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Gender ideology as heresy

September 15, 2022 Casey Chalk 3

We often hear that nature both recoils at and resists man’s technological exploitation of her and her resources. “Nature is speaking,” declares a prominent conservation organization’s website. “Not only are the oceans and the atmosphere […]