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Three pontificates and Vatican II

November 9, 2022 George Weigel 19

On the morning of October 17, 1978, the newly-elected Pope John Paul II concelebrated Mass with the College of Cardinals and pledged that the program of his papacy would be the full implementation of the […]

pope john xxiii leads the opening session of the second vatican council in st. peter's basilica at the vatican oct. 11

Vatican II, Sixty Years On

October 10, 2022 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 22

October 11th marks the sixtieth anniversary of the formal opening of the Second Vatican Council. In the lead-up to that day in 1962, my fifth-grade teacher, Sister Regina Rose (who just died last year at […]

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Atheism, Poetry, and the Bible

August 18, 2022 Chilton Williamson, Jr. 9

For atheists, the Old Testament is a collection of ancient myths, and the New Testament an inconsistent and plainly fraudulent record presented as objective history, the work of many lying hands shamelessly proffered by the […]