To Trace All Souls Day

November 1, 2013 Brian Van Hove, S.J. 0

As Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger once said so well, one major difference between Protestants and Catholics is that Catholics pray for the dead: “My view is that if Purgatory did not exist, we should have to […]

Christopher Dawson

A Christopher Dawson revival?

December 19, 2012 Brian Van Hove, S.J. 0

The Making of Europe: An Introduction to the History of European Unity by Christopher Dawson (London: Sheed and Ward, 1932; Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2003; new introduction and reprint) We have […]