St. Pius X’s Plea for Peace
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St. Pius X’s Plea for Peace

July 28, 2014 J. J. Ziegler 0

On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Duchess Sophie, in Sarajevo. A month later, on July 28, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, and on August 1, Germany […]

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Special Report

The New Saints and Blesseds of 2013

December 27, 2013 J. J. Ziegler 0

Blessed John Paul II is sometimes remembered as a “saint maker” who canonized 482 men and women during his 27-year pontificate. Pope Francis, however, is an even more prodigious “saint maker” who has canonized more […]

In Their Own Words
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In Their Own Words

July 31, 2013 J. J. Ziegler 0

At a press conference in Washington on July 2, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, joined Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the United States Conference of […]

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Special Report

Pacem in Terris at 50

June 14, 2013 J. J. Ziegler 0

On April 11, 1963, The Beverly Hillbillies was the top television show in the United States, works by J. D. Salinger and John Steinbeck topped the fiction and nonfiction bestseller lists, and the lead headline […]

What is Social Justice? (Part Two)
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What is Social Justice? (Part Two)

May 14, 2013 J. J. Ziegler 0

“Social justice,” a term coined by the Italian Jesuit Father Luigi Taparelli D’Azeglio (1793-1862), appeared in an 1894 curial document and a 1904 encyclical. Later, Pope Pius XI (1922-39) made it part and parcel of […]