Great literature is, almost inevitably, a political affair. It could hardly be otherwise. Poetry, as Aristotle recognized long ago, plays with the universals of human experience — and man is a political animal. Thus the […]
Professor J. Budziszewski is the author of numerous books, including What We Can’t Not Know: A Guide (Ignatius Press), Commentary on Thomas Aquinas’s Treatise on Happiness and Ultimate Purpose (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), as well […]
A guide to Dante’s Walk, a 235-mile route from Ravenna to Florence in Italy. / Terre di Mezzo.
Ravenna, Italy, Nov 11, 2021 / 04:20 am (CNA).
The poet Dante famously traveled through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise in his masterpiece the “Divine … […]
Vatican City, Mar 25, 2021 / 10:00 am (CNA).- In a letter for the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, Pope Francis said that the mystery of Christ’s Incarnation is the “true heart and inspiration” of Dante’s great… […]
Denver Newsroom, Jan 21, 2021 / 03:01 am (CNA).- Dante Alighieri died 700 years ago, and Italy is ready to celebrate the author whose epic poem through Hell, Purgatory and Heaven has influenced the art, imagination, and faith of so many down the centur… […]
Throughout the history of the Church, many believers have expressed surprise that the four canonical Gospels make no mention of the Risen Lord’s appearance to His holy Mother. Some might reply that there would be […]