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In his 1999 “Letter to Artists,” Pope St. John Paul II invoked a famous line from Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel, The Idiot, attributed to the protagonist, Prince Myshkin: “Beauty will save the world.” He explained that “beauty is the key to the mystery and call to transcendence. It is an invitation …

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr interview with WLWT
The pandemic-necessitated change from physical to virtual interactions in business, education and even entertainment reminded us that in-person communication is the fullest and best form of communication. That is why God became one of us through the Incarnation. And yet, the Good News has always reached the largest numbers of …

by Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 7, 2022 / 04:00 am Father Mike Schmitz recently marked two major milestones, on consecutive days. On Dec. 31, listeners to “The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)” were able to hear the 365th and final episode of the hugely popular podcast, as …

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 8, 2021 / 05:02 pm MT (CNA).- A Catholic podcast featuring a priest reading and analyzing the Bible has been at the top of the Apple Podcast charts since Jan. 2, ahead of secular podcasts produced by such organizations as The New York …

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Oct 15, 2020 / 03:25 am MT (CNA).- Michael Stevens and Nicolas Fredrickson are good friends who meet weekly for Bible study. While they liked studying the contents of the Bible, they were less than impressed with the design and materials of the physical Bibles …

Many people say God acted much differently in the Old Testament than he did in the New Testament. They say the God of the New Testament is merciful and compassionate, but in the Old Testament he is often harsh and unforgiving. A thorough look at Scripture reveals that this is …

The future looms as we near the end of another trip around the sun. And while it is deck the halls time, it also behooves us to look at the year ahead. Prepping for the celebration of Christ’s birth, we should ask ourselves how we’re going to build our spiritual …

Instructions for a life of love This column first appeared in our July, 2018 print edition It started out quite innocently. I was giving a talk to seventh-grade confirmation students and their parents at a parish. I was speaking about knowing your Catholic faith and sharing it with your child.  …

By Matthew Hadro CNA/EWTN News  Washington D.C. — A vast Bible museum is currently under construction in Washington, D.C. and has had strong support since its beginning phases from the Vatican, officials for the project revealed last week. “When we introduced the Museum of the Bible, the first place we …

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON (CNS) — It took the combined clout of an actress best known for playing an angel and her big-ratings executive-producer husband, but Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have pulled off the making of a 10-hour miniseries, “The Bible,” that gets its premiere Sunday, …