Gesta Romanorum: The Severed Foot

The Gesta Romanorum was written at the turn of the 14th century; this collection of anecdotes and tales w...
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St. Kateri: Lily at the Foot of the Cross

After recognition for her second miracle, on October 21, 2012, Kateri Tekakwitha was canonized (1). How did the world react ...
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Innocent III: Ten Reasons Men Should Not Marry

Just before he became Pope Innocent III in 1198, Cardinal Lothario of Segni wrote De miseria humanae conditionisread more

Plegmund of Canterbury (d. 923)

Plegmund was Archbishop of Canterbury during the latter reign of King Alfred the Great. Originally from Mercia, he may have...
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Jansenism Phase Two: 1665-1701

Jansenism is a difficult heresy to categorize. What began as a theoretical dispute about grace transformed into a very prac...
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Does Transubstantiation Happen Instantaneously?

The teaching of the Catholic Church on the change of the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ during the Mass (...
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