In his new book “Strangers in A Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World,” Archbishop Chaput, 72, draws a contrast between contemporary society and the simpler America he knew in his childhood during the 1940s and 1950s.
Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande has been credited with inspiring Blessed Oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador, toward a journey of defending the poor that led to his martyrdom in 1980.
Author recounts historical examples reflecting that Muslims have always been a part of the history of the United States, starting long before the country gained its independence from Great Britain.
Hart, a visiting assistant professor of history at Hillsdale College in Michigan, examines Mencken’s life and career from his birth until after his death and establishes the influence of Mencken’s family upon H.L.’s religious attitudes and pro-German feelings that were to shape his thinking.
Today as racism, sexism and electoral politics divide millions of Americans, the distinguished religious scholar Albert J. Raboteau offers moving accounts of seven 20th-century activists whose commitment to social justice is exemplary.
By Ann Jonas For The Visitor Lent is a time for reflection, holy reading and spiritual growth. Here are three books that are great resources for Lent and Holy Week spiritual renewal. “O Cross of Christ” by Pope Francis; Liturgical Press; November 2016; 32 pp; $5.95. On Good Friday evenings, Pope Francis has continued the […]
By Allan F. Wright “An Exorcist Explains the Demonic: The Antics of Satan and His Army of Fallen Angels” by Father Gabriele Amorth with Stefano Stimamiglio. Sophia Institute Press (Manchester, New Hampshire, 2016). 145 pp., $14.95. The world-renowned exorcist, Pauline Father Gabriele Amorth, who died this past September, has left his wisdom and experience in […]
The new book is a compilation of essays of the views of American Catholics and how polarization has divided our church and what might be done to bring us together.
For those who only know what they read about those decades and the people, events and movements integral to them, they will feel as though they “were there” once they have read “Getting Religion.”
Parents looking to lure their youngsters away from digital devices and toward material that might foster reading and imagination should consider the work of legendary Disney comic book artist Carl Barks. In fact, Mom and Dad may enjoy Barks’ work as much as their kids.
Peter Seewald’s interview of Pope Benedict offers readers a journey through the theological life of the retired pope.