Propriae auctoritates apostolicae sedis

The 11th century was an extremely fruitful time for debate and theorization about the limits of papal power in the Church. T...
read more

Revisiting Dictatus Papae

During the Investiture Conflict over the rights and prerogatives of the spiritual and temporal powers, many claims were made...
read more

Brotherhood of St. John the Evangelist of Death

In the annals of Renaissance Italy we read of a certain brotherhood called the Confraternity of San Giovanni Evangelista del...
read more

Bregowine of Canterbury (d 764)

Saint Bregowine (also known as Bregwin or Bregwine) was the thirteenth Archbishop of Canterbury, holding that See from 759 u...
read more

What is a Fenestella?

It is well attested that the liturgical reformers of the Second Vatican Council argued in favor of Mass celebrated facing t...
read more

Balthasar and the "Faith" of Christ

The theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar is often promoted as an orthodox answer to the tidal wave of progressive theology inun...
read more