Known by many names - Maria de la Leche, Maria Lactans, Nursing Madonna - the art arguably challenges certain modern Western sensibilities.
"There is also the superstition of the Ishmaelites which to this day prevails and keeps people in error, being a forerunner of the Antichrist."
12 selected political cartoons featuring Pope Francis.
Opus Dei Father C.J. McCloskey, a Church historian and research fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute in Washington, referred to Robert Spencer as "perhaps the foremost Catholic expert on Islam in our country."
"Augustine says (Music. ii, 15): 'I pray thee, spare thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work.' Now this relaxation of the mind from work consists in playful words or deeds."
Listers, though not an exhaustive list, we want to bring several Catholic documents to the forefront 0f the discussion of family and marriage. One of the many reasons our society cannot have a thoughtful conversation on homosexuality is because we’ve lost our vocabulary to even discuss the family. Too often a conversation on family, sex, or homosexuality devolves...
The Resurrection is the greatest of Christ's miracles because all He taught and did is confirmed by it and depends upon it. He promised to rise from the dead and without the fulfillment of that promise we could not believe in Him.
"We call that day good on which Christ died because by His death He showed His great love for man, and purchased for him every blessing."
"[H]aving forbidden all unlawful marriage, and all unseemly practice, and the union of women with women and men with men..."
"To make a sin mortal, three things are necessary: a grievous matter, sufficient reflection, and full consent of the will."
A few comment on Vice President Joe Biden's mood at His Holiness Pope Francis' papal inaugural mass.