Controversies in Church History

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This is the webpage of Controversies in Church History, a podcast for Catholics who want to be historically informed about the Catholic faith.

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Controversies in Church History is now on Patreon

Hello everyone, as I indicated in the last update episode, I have created a Patreon account for Controversies in Church History, for those of you who would like to contribute to its upkeep. As indicated in the update, access to the archive of shows will always be free. Subscribers will get early access to those… Continue reading Controversies in Church History is now on Patreon

New Article on Martin Luther

Hello everyone. Today Crisis Magazine has kindly published a reflection of mine on Martin Luther, and his role in my conversion. Here is a short snippet: Luther was an angry man, as his polemical writings revealed. And he reveled in such anger, claiming that “anger refreshes all my blood, sharpens my mind, and drives away… Continue reading New Article on Martin Luther

Joseph Ratzinger, 1927-2022

Joseph Ratzinger, the Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, has passed away. I have an article coming out in Inside the Vatican Magazine in January which comments on his life as a theologian and Churchman, so I won’t comment on his legacy here. Now is not the time. But I wanted to say a few remarks on… Continue reading Joseph Ratzinger, 1927-2022


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