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Here is the Feb. 18 speech given by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia at the St. Anselm Institute, University of Virginia in Charlottesville. * * * It’s a pleasure to be here tonight, and I’m grateful to Dr. Kromkowski and the institute community for inviting me. I also look forward to your questions a...read more
Articles from section "History"
As the deaths in Syria and conflicts in Egypt capture the world’s attention, we rightly focus on the plight of the thousands of victims of violence. In particular the Christian residents of …read more
Here is a translation of a letter Francis wrote to Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, archbishop of Mexico City, on the occasion of the Jubilee for the 200th anniversary of the conclusion of …read more
A new encyclopedia of US Catholic history details the role that American Catholics have had in shaping the nation. With over 2,000 entries, "Encyclopedia of US Catholic History" is authored …read more
On 21 May 1972, Michelangelo's Pieta, exhibited to the public in St. Peter's Basilica, was attacked by a hammer-wielding tourist who had managed to elude the sanctuary's guards. …read more
The Roman Colosseum is the 39th most visited monument in the world. Four million visitors a year enjoy tales of blood and gore, but this spring the monument has taken on a new guise. A new …read more