pope john xxiii leads the opening session of the second vatican council in st. peter's basilica at the vatican oct. 11
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How should we think about Vatican II?

February 26, 2021 Douglas Bushman 95

Editor’s note: The following essay was originally delivered on January 8, 2021, as the Convocation for Spring 2021 Semester at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. ——- Introduction There is an old story […]

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“It’s the Mass that matters”

February 21, 2021 Fr. Charles Fox 7

In early 20th-century England, a certain politician railed against English Catholics at a time when they were largely ostracized. His rallying-cry found a ready audience, not only with those sympathetic to the politician’s anti-Catholic position, […]

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Lent: Why the Christian must deny himself

February 15, 2021 CWR Staff 3

Editor’s note: The following essay was originally published in the February 2000 issue of Homiletic & Pastoral Review, and was later posted on Ignatius Insight. The author, Brother Austin G. Murphy, O.S.B., has been Abbott […]