Church Teaching Q&A~Church History



St. Padre Pio
A short biography.

Pilgrimages: Near and Far
Cheryl Dickow looks at the history of pilgrimages.

Pray without Ceasing
Cheryl Dickow explores the Jewish Roots of our prayer life.

Catholic's and Passover
Celebrating the roots of our Catholic Identity!

Pius XII and the Jews
Contrary to the books accusing Pius XII of not doing enough to help the Jews during the Holocaust, the truth is that Pius XII was instrumental in saving hundreds of thousands of Jews from death at Nazi hands.

Pius XII Saved More Jews than Schindler, Rabbi Says
In an interview with historian and Rabbi David Dalin, of New York, he sets the record straight on Pope Pius XII.

Who´s Who in the Reformation
Nearly 500 years ago this week, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the door at Wittenberg, bringing about the start of the Reformation. Luther, however, didn´t act alone. Geoffrey Saint-Clair takes a look at the "Reformation´s" principle characters.

How We Got the Beads
The rosary didn´t just fall ready-made from heaven. Take a look at how this popular Marian devotion developed through the years.

FLASHBACK: 2006 story ‘Castro and the Church’
Could he return to the faith?

Christianity and the Pagan Empire
As Christianity grew it invaded every part of the Roman Empire. Because of the Roman roads and the common Greek language of merchants, Christianity spread quickly.

Synagogue and the Church (PART TWO OF TWO)
When did Christianity leave the protection of the Temple in Jerusalem? That was an important issue, prior to leaving the Church was protected from Roman persecution because it was considered a sect of Judaism.

Synagogue and the Church (PART ONE OF TWO)
When did Christianity leave the protection of the Temple in Jerusalem? That was an important issue, prior to leaving the Church was protected from Roman persecution because it was considered a sect of Judaism.

Christianity Begins
In your study of religions you can find a date, a person and a theology that they started.

Do This in Remembrance of Me
These words, “Do this in remembrance of me,” came from the lips of Jesus as told by the Gospel of Luke 22:19

Martin Luther - Protestant Reformer – A brief history
Martin Luther the founder of the Protestant Reformation and Lutheranism was raised in an abusive home. His method of escaping the abuse was to run away and join a monastery.

Source of It All
The importance of the Eucharist throughout history. We seldom give a thought to how the eucharist and the Church actually shaped Europe and eventually the world's civilization.

Why Crucifixes Not Crosses?
Why Catholics have Crucifixes in their church? What’s wrong with them don’t they know that Christ has been Resurrected.

Papal Infallibility
People will often question "Papal infallibility” and quickly point to Popes who were not the best in many respects. The confusion in the questioners mind generally surrounds two words: Infallibility and impeccability.

Apostolic Succession
As you know the Catholic Church offers many blessings one of which is the proof that we are the Church that Jesus founded and He named St. Peter as the first Pope.

Saint Paul and the Historical Jesus
Pope Benedict XVI teaches on Saint Paul’s relationship to the historical Jesus.

Getting to Know Saint Paul
Father Jeffrey Mickler gives a brief introduction to the life of Saint Paul the Apostle to the gentiles.

English Martyrs
Faith of our fathers still living.

Who Thought of Human Rights?
A look at yesterday and a look at today reveal the hidden work by the Catholic Church to uphold human dignity.

Saint Paulinus of Nola an Artist?
"Faith Is the Only Art, and Christ Is My Poetry"

Why Is Saint Basil a Model of Charity?
He is an example for today's Christians

How Did St. Chromatius Handle the Arian Heresy?
A wise teacher and a zealous pastor

What Role Did Saint Jerome Play in the Making of the Bible?
"Ignorance of scripture is ignorance of Christ" - St. Jerome.

Who Were the Knights Templar?
Truth about the Knights Templar unveiled


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