This is an index of all files in the EWTN "Christ and Church" Document Library as of 8/24/2018 sorted by library and title



LIBRARY - FILENAME - TITLE
AUTHOR
DESCIPTION

1. Christ and Church - CEPOPE.TXT - (The) Pope
Catholic Encyclopedia

(Ecclesial Latin 'papa' from Gr. 'papas', a variant of 'pappas' father, in classical Latin 'pappas' -- Juvenal, 'Satires' 6:633). Taken from the 'Catholic Encyclopedia' 1913 edition. This file is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire work on the World Wide Web.

2. Christ and Church - CEPOPE.ZIP - (The) Pope
Catholic Encyclopedia

(Ecclesial Latin 'papa' from Gr. 'papas', a variant of 'pappas' father, in classical Latin 'pappas' -- Juvenal, 'Satires' 6:633). Taken from the 'Catholic Encyclopedia' 1913 edition. This file is part of the Catholic Encyclopedia Project, an effort aimed at placing the entire work on the World Wide Web.

3. Christ and Church - PROMISES.TXT - 12 Promises of the Sacred Heart
St. Margaret Mary

These promises were given to St. Margaret Mary by the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

4. Christ and Church - z1adv07.htm - 1st Advent Meditation - 2007
Father Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap.

In his meditation for the First Sunday in Advent 2007, Fr. Cantalamessa, Pontifical Household preacher, examines the shortcomings of recent scholarship that would reduce Jesus to a mere Jewish prophet. On that interpretation, the hostility of Jewish leaders of the time would be incomprehensible. CHRISTOLOGY AUGUSTINE PURITY CHASTITY

5. Christ and Church - divChild.htm - A Child Lives His Present Moment
Fr. Miguel Marie Soeherman, MFVA

In his homily on a day honoring the Divine Child, 10 October 2006, at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, AL, Father Miguel presented the Child Jesus as the perfect example of the child that we must become like, in order to enter the kingdom of heaven. MOTHER ANGELICA DIVINO NIÑO

6. Christ and Church - childobserv.htm - A Child Observes and Imitates
Fr. Miguel Marie Soeherman, MFVA

In his homily on a day honoring the Divine Child, 20 November 2006, at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, AL, Father Miguel presented the Child Jesus as our perfect example. As He imitated His heavenly Father in everything, so we should imitate Jesus. OBEDIENCE IMITATION OF CHRIST

7. Christ and Church - zeraturin.htm - A New Era for the Shroud of Turin
ZENIT

ZENIT spoke with Capuchin Father Gianfranco Berbenni, professor of "Science and Theology Regarding the Holy Shroud" at Rome's Regina Apostolorum university. In this interview, he comments on the long history of research on the shroud, as well as photographic reproduction made for display at World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney. CARBON-14 SHROUD OF TURIN STURP

8. Christ and Church - bpwerthnov.htm - A Struggle for Unity Among Christians in Russia
Bishop Joseph Werth

Ecclesial unity, ecumenical dialogue, the commitment to vocations: these are among the objectives outlined by Benedict XVI for the Bishops of Russia during their ad limina visit, January 2009. Summarizing these goals in the following interview is Bishop Joseph Werth of Transfiguration, Novosibirsk, who described his pastoral experience in the immense territory of Siberia and also spoke on the current situation of the Catholic community in Russia. RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ORTHODOX COMMUNISM FAMILY

9. Christ and Church - diaslambeth.htm - Address at the Anglican Conference of Lambeth
Cardinal Ivan Dias

Cardinal Dias, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, addressed the Anglican Lambeth Conference, 22 July 2008, on the challenge of evangelization. To evangelize an unbelieving world, three factors are important: the witness of Christian living, a two-way inculturation, and interreligious dialogue. MISSIONARY SPIRITUAL COMBAT TRANSCENDENTAL DIOGNETUS ECUMENISM

10. Christ and Church - zrevangeng.htm - Aiming to Re-evangelize England
ZENIT

According to Father Aidan Nichols, Dominican priest and theologian, a great civilization can only be built and maintained on a religious or metaphysical principle. He told ZENIT why the conditions are right for the re-conversion of England. PROTESTANTISM CATHOLICISM CATECHESIS ISLAM COMMUNITARIANISM LIBERALISM

11. Christ and Church - angcathlam08.htm - Anglican-Roman Catholic Relations and the 2008 Lambeth Conference
Mons. Donald Bolen

The difficulty facing the 2008 Lambeth Conference of the Anglican Communion, was how to keep fidelity to principles of Anglicanism among provinces only loosely allied. The issues were the ordination of women to the episcopate, the blessing of same-sex unions, and the ordination of persons actively homosexual. Mons. Bolen, of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, examines the impact of how these issues are resolved on Anglican relations with the Catholic Church. ECCLESIOLOGY SEXUAL MORALITY MISSION IARCCUM ARCIC ANGLICAN ORDERS ECUMENISM

12. Christ and Church - SHEEN.TXT - Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen - Author, Orator and Missionary
Great Catholic Books Newsletter

Taken from the Great Catholic Books Newsletter Volume II, Number 2 Fulton J. Sheen Issue. Published by INTER MIRIFICA, P.O. Box 241, Kensington, MD 20895, (301) 942-9577, FAX: (301) 942-9572. SHEEN CATHOLIC BOOKS

13. Christ and Church - ORSECTS.HTM - Are there Sects in the Catholic Church?
Christoph Schönborn, O.P.

The Cardinal Archbishop of Vienna asks whether there are groups in the Church whose thinking constitutes sectarianism within the Church herself.

14. Christ and Church - zbridges.htm - Building Bridges Between Parishes and Movements
ZENT

The relationship between bishops and ecclesial movements can be difficult, but with the collaboration of both, the Church will achieve unity and new apostolic impetus, says the director-general of the Catholic lay movement, Regnum Christi. He spoke with ZENIT about the relationship between movements and parishes, and the progress gained since Pope John Paul II's meeting with movements in 1998. CHARISMS HOLY SPIRIT COMPLEMENTARITY

15. Christ and Church - FR91101.TXT - Christ and Reconciliation
Romanus Cessario, O.P.

Fr. Cessario, in his first essay in Faith & Reason, offers a profound reflection upon the role of Christ in fulfilling the Father's salvific plan. This article was taken from the Spring 1991 issue of "Faith & Reason".

16. Christ and Church - FR91101.ZIP - Christ and Reconciliation
Romanus Cessario, O.P.

Fr. Cessario, in his first essay in Faith & Reason, offers a profound reflection upon the role of Christ in fulfilling the Father's salvific plan. This article was taken from the Spring 1991 issue of "Faith & Reason".

17. Christ and Church - LATERAN.HTM - Christianity's First Cathedral
June Hager

Christendom's earliest basilica and home of the Popes for a thousand years St. John Lateran on the Caelian Hill. This article was taken from the February issue of "Inside the Vatican."

18. Christ and Church - CE_CHRIS.HTM - Christology
Catholic Encyclopedia

Article on Christology from the Catholic Encyclopedia (1913). CHRIST JESUS MESSIAH LORD PROPHECY INCARNATION HYPOSTATIC

19. Christ and Church - CECHRONO.TXT - Chronology of the Life of Jesus Christ
Catholic Encyclopedia

In this file an attempt is made to establish the absolute and relative chronology of our Lord's life, i.e. how certain facts connected with the history of Jesus Christ fit in with the course of universal history, and how the rest of the life of Jesus must be arranged according to the inter relation of its single elements.

20. Christ and Church - CECHRONO.ZIP - Chronology of the Life of Jesus Christ
Catholic Encyclopedia

In this file an attempt is made to establish the absolute and relative chronology of our Lord's life, i.e. how certain facts connected with the history of Jesus Christ fit in with the course of universal history, and how the rest of the life of Jesus must be arranged according to the inter relation of its single elements.

21. Christ and Church - Z97STATS.HTM - Church Statistics and Church Mission
ZENIT

A Zenit special report from October 1997 compiled from Fides, the news and statistical arm of the Church's missionary Congregation Propaganda Fidei.

22. Christ and Church - zcomsecgrat.htm - Combating Secularism With Gratitude
ZENIT

The founder of a new spiritual family, the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, says that gratitude should be the real motivation for a moral life. The Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, also known as the Missionaries of Gratitude, are present in 78 dioceses in 22 countries. In this interview with ZENIT, Father Santiago Martín, a journalist and priest of the Archdiocese of Madrid, discusses the origin and meaning of the missionaries' new approach to evangelization and the pursuit of holiness. RELIGIOUS HELL MEDIA PRIESTHOOD CONSECRATED LIFE

23. Christ and Church - CONFATAL.TXT - Contraception: Fatal to the Faith
Fr. John Hardon

Father Hardon admonishes that the grave sinfulness of contraception is taught infallibly by the Church and that those who defend contraception forfeit their claim to being professed Catholics. HARDON CONTRACEPTION HUMANAE VITAE

24. Christ and Church - CECOUNCI.TXT - Councils, General
Catholic Encyclopedia

Definition, Classification, Historical Sketch , The Pope and General Councils, Composition of General Councils, Right of participation , Requisite number of members , Papal headship the formal element of Councils, Factors in the Pope's Co-operation with the Council, Convocation Direction Confirmation, Business Methods, The facts , The theory, Infallibility of General Councils, Correlation of Papal and Conciliary Infallibility, Infallibility Restricted to Unanimous Findings, P

25. Christ and Church - CECOUNCI.ZIP - Councils, General
Catholic Encyclopedia

Definition, Classification, Historical Sketch , The Pope and General Councils, Composition of General Councils, Right of participation , Requisite number of members , Papal headship the formal element of Councils, Factors in the Pope's Co-operation with the Council, Convocation Direction Confirmation, Business Methods, The facts , The theory, Infallibility of General Councils, Correlation of Papal and Conciliary Infallibility, Infallibility Restricted to Unanimous Findings, P

26. Christ and Church - INQUIS.TXT - Criticizing John Paul II
James Schall

This article, by Fr. Schall, was taken from HOMILETIC & PASTORAL REVIEW, June 1981. The original title was: 'Of Inquisitors and Pontiffs: Criticizing John Paul II'. Says Fr. Schall: 'John Paul II has stirred up a great deal of hostility because he does not allow Christianity to be treated as anything less than a claim to truth. SCHALL JOHN PAUL II DISSENT HOMILETIC & PASTORAL REVIEW

27. Christ and Church - INQUIS.ZIP - Criticizing John Paul II
James Schall

This article, by Fr. Schall, was taken from HOMILETIC & PASTORAL REVIEW, June 1981. The original title was: 'Of Inquisitors and Pontiffs: Criticizing John Paul II'. Says Fr. Schall: 'John Paul II has stirred up a great deal of hostility because he does not allow Christianity to be treated as anything less than a claim to truth. SCHALL JOHN PAUL II DISSENT HOMILETIC & PASTORAL REVIEW

28. Christ and Church - CURDEUS.HTM - Cur Deus Homo
St. Anselm

Why God became Man was written by St. Anselm of Cantebury after he was appointed Archbishop. JESUS CHRIST INCARNATION KENOSIS PASSION SUFFERING

29. Christ and Church - DEV2HEAR.TXT - Devotion to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary Its Origin and History
George Pollard

This file shows what Scripture, the Fathers, the Saints, the Liturgy and the Popes have to say about this devotion.

30. Christ and Church - KNWLDG.HTM - Did Jesus Know He Was God? Revisited
Fr Anthony Zimmerman

Fr Zimmerman responds to weak notions of Christ's human knowledge while on earth, showing He neither erred nor was ignorant of anything pertaining to His identity or mission. EPISTEMOLOGY BRAIN

31. Christ and Church - DIVMERCY.TXT - DIVINE MERCY
Br. John Raymond

by Brother John Raymond of the Monks of Adoration Brother John traces the manifestation of God's mercy in the Bible, through the Fathers and saints, popes and in apparitions.

32. Christ and Church - FR90204.TXT - Doctrinal Foundation of Devotion to the Sacred Heart
John Hardon, S.J.

According to Fr. Hardon the devotion to the Sacred Heart (on its doctrinal side) most clearly distinguishes Catholicism from all other forms of Christianity. Fr. discusses the history of this devotion. This article appeared in the Summer 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason."

33. Christ and Church - PAPERR.TXT - Errors in the Ordinary Magisterium?
Regis Scanlon

This article, by Fr. Regis Scanlon, was taken from HOMILETIC & PASTORAL REVIEW, June 1991. Under scrutiny, allegations of error turn up false. SCANLON PAPAL ERROR CURRAN MAGISTERIUM HOMILETIC & PASTORAL REVIEW

34. Christ and Church - eucharador.htm - Eucharistic Adoration Growing Worldwide
Alberto Pacini

Fr Alberto Pacini, Rector of the Basilica of Sant'Anastasia in Rome, recalls the encouragement, by Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, for the spread of Eucharistic Adoration, and describes the beneficial effects that have followed. PERPETUAL ADORATION YOUTH RECONCILIATION

35. Christ and Church - notechincath.htm - Explanatory Note on the Papal Letter to Chinese Catholics
LOR

L'Osservatore Romano provides background to the Letter to the Catholic Church in China, sent by Pope Benedict XVI, 30 June 2007. Beginning with a summary of the Church's situation in China over the past 50 years, the Explanatory Note proceeds to examine the content of the letter, its tone and outlook. BISHOPS EPISCOPAL ORDINATIONS CHINESE PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION COMMUNISM EVANGELIZATION RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

36. Christ and Church - JUDGMENT.TXT - Faith and Private Judgement
John Henry Newman

Cardinal Newman discourses on why despite the 'beauty, the majesty, the completeness, the resources, the consolations, of the Catholic Religion,.... it does not convert the multitude of those who come its way.' NEWMAN CONVERSION FAITH JUDGMENT

37. Christ and Church - JUDGMENT.ZIP - Faith and Private Judgement
John Henry Newman

Cardinal Newman discourses on why despite the 'beauty, the majesty, the completeness, the resources, the consolations, of the Catholic Religion,.... it does not convert the multitude of those who come its way.' NEWMAN CONVERSION FAITH JUDGMENT

38. Christ and Church - FTHRT.TXT - Faith and Revealed Truth
Fr. George Smith

Topics covered: Religion and Human Reason, Supernatural Revelation, Preliminaries to Faith, The Act of Faith, The Church and the Object of Faith and Theology. SMITH REASON REVELATION FAITH CHURCH THEOLOGY RELIGION SCRIPTURE TRADITION

39. Christ and Church - FTHRT.ZIP - Faith and Revealed Truth
Fr. George Smith

Topics covered: Religion and Human Reason, Supernatural Revelation, Preliminaries to Faith, The Act of Faith, The Church and the Object of Faith and Theology. SMITH REASON REVELATION FAITH CHURCH THEOLOGY RELIGION SCRIPTURE TRADITION

40. Christ and Church - ENTHRONE.TXT - Family Enthronement Ritual
Unknown

This file contains the ritual for enthroning the Sacred Heart of Jesus as King of your family.

41. Christ and Church - zcantJesus.htm - Father Cantalamessa on Jesus
Father Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap.

This is a translation of a talk given in Rome by the Pontifical Household preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, on historical research concerning Jesus. Father examines some attempts to separate the historical Jesus from the Christ of faith, and shows their inadequacies. CHRISTOLOGY EASTER HISTORICAL CRITICISM HOLY SPIRIT ENCRATISM GNOSTICISM

42. Christ and Church - z2adv07.htm - Father Cantalamessa's 2nd Advent Sermon
Father Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap.

In his meditation for the Second Sunday in Advent 2007, Fr. Cantalamessa, Pontifical Household preacher, examined how the preaching of Christ signaled a new epoch, as compared to the preaching of John the Baptist and the earlier prophets. Father also touched on what it means to be baptized in the Holy Spirit. BULTMANN CHARISMATIC CHRISM AROMA THERAPY FAMILY

43. Christ and Church - z3adv07.htm - Father Cantalamessa's 3rd Advent Sermon
Father Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap.

In his meditation for the Third Sunday in Advent 2007, Fr. Cantalamessa, Pontifical Household preacher, focussed on the virtue of hope, with Christ, the Son, as its goal and foundation. NEW AGE CHRISTOLOGY PRE-EXISTENCE

44. Christ and Church - zlubgdfri.htm - Heroic Lesson of Love
Chiara Lubich

Here is a ZENIT reprint of a Good Friday meditation for the Jubilee Year 2000, written by the founder of the Focolare movement, Chiara Lubich. In it, we see Jesus as the image and companion of all who suffer in this world. SUFFERING

45. Christ and Church - INFHIST.TXT - History of the Infant Jesus of Prague
Anders Wong

The devotion to the Holy Child Jesus has long been a tradition of the Catholic Church for a very long time. This devotion is a veneration of our Lord's sacred Infancy.

46. Christ and Church - migueldivis.htm - Homily: 29th Week Ordinary Time, 23 October 2008
Fr. Miguel Marie Soeherman, MFVA

In his homily for 23 October 2008, Father Miguel Soeherman gave an exposition of the First Reading, Luke 12:49-53, in which Jesus says He came not to bring peace, but division. The division is between those who accept, and those who reject, the Truth. FAMILY

47. Christ and Church - massacheart.htm - Homily: Votive Mass of the Sacred Heart
Fr Gregory Gresko, O.S.B.

At a votive Mass of the Sacred Heart, celebrated at Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, Hanceville, Alabama, 26 June 2009, Benedictine Father Gregory Gresko summarizes the history of devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and explains the meaning of consecration to the Sacret Heart. MARGARET MARY ALACOQUE PIUS XII SEQUELA CHRISTI ECCLESIA DOMESTICA DOMESTIC CHURCH PERE MATEO

48. Christ and Church - ZECEUROP.HTM - Implications of Ecclesia in Europa for Church in Western Europe
ZENIT

Here is an address given on 28 June 2003 by Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Birmingham, England, during a press conference in the Vatican to present John Paul II's postsynodal apostolic exhortation Ecclesia in Europa. The text has been slightly adapted. CONVERSION MISSION POLITICAL SOCIETY REVELATION SOLIDARITY EVANGELIZATION CULTURE LITURGY FAMILY PENANCE RECONCILIATION RELATIVISM MARRIAGE GLOBALIZATION MARGINALIZATION PARISHES PRIESTS HORIZONTALISM

49. Christ and Church - archbptaipei.htm - Interview with Archbishop of Taipei
LOR

The Catholic Church in Taiwan is celebrating its 150th anniversary as a tiny minority in a country with a Buddhist, Confucian and Taoist majority. Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D., President of the Regional Chinese Bishop's Conference of Taiwan, was interviewed on the situation of the Church in Taiwan, in English by L'Osservatore Romano's Nicola Gori. VOCATIONS CHINA RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

50. Christ and Church - kasproger.htm - Interview with Cardinal Kasper Three Years After the Death of Brother Roger
LOR

On 16 August 2005, during evening prayer, Brother Roger, founder and prior of the Taizé Community, was assassinated by a deranged woman. He had recently celebrated his 90th birthday. The President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity recalls that figure in this interview for L'Osservatore Romano on 15 August 2008. COMMUNION UNITY ECUMENICAL ECUMENISM REFORMED YOUTH PROTESTANT JOHN XXIII BROTHER ALOIS CHARISM HOLY SPIRIT

51. Christ and Church - zishebcath.htm - Israel's Hebrew-Speaking Catholics
ZENIT

For a Hebrew-speaking Catholic living in Israel, fostering Jewish-Catholic relations is a way of life, according to Jesuit Father David Mark Neuhaus, who comes from a Jewish family. He is the secretary-general of the Hebrew-speaking Catholic Vicariate in Israel, known also as the the Association of St. James. In this interview with ZENIT, Father Neuhaus comments on the history, mission and challenges facing the Hebrew-speaking Catholic community in Israel. JEWS INCULTURATE CONVERSION ARABS LATIN PATRIARCH

52. Christ and Church - JCBREAD.HTM - Jesus Christ the Only Saviour of the World: Bread for New Life
Roman Vicariate

"In order to highlight Christ's living and saving presence in the Church and in the world, on the occasion of the Great Jubilee, John Paul II has decided to hold an International Eucharistic Congress in Rome." This preparatory paper was issued by the Roman Vicariate which will host the Congress. PASCH LITURGY MASS REAL PRESENCE PAPACY

53. Christ and Church - letgalb16.htm - Like the Letter to the Galatians
Giovanni Maria Vian

The Editor-in-Chief of L'Osservatore Romano remarks on the unprecedented character of the letter Benedict XVI sent to the Bishops of the Church, to clarify the remission of excommunication of the four Bishops of the Society of St Pius X. TRADITIONALIST JEWS SCHISM

54. Christ and Church - zmagalconver.htm - Magdi Allam Recounts His Path to Conversion
Magdi Allam

Here is a translation of Magdi Allam’s account of his conversion to Catholicism. The Muslim journalist was baptized by Benedict XVI at the Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, 22 March 2008. In his letter to the Italian newspaper of which he is deputy director, he both encouraged other Muslims who have converted to Catholicism to come out publicly and he called on the Church to be "less prudent" about converting Muslims. ISLAM RESURRECTION

55. Christ and Church - 10118A.TXT - Mediator (Christ as Mediator)
Catholic Encyclopedia

The subject is under the following heads: (1) Definition of the word mediator; (2) Christ the Mediator; (3) Christ's qualifications; (4) Performance; (5) Results.

56. Christ and Church - FR89203.TXT - Neo-orthodoxy, Authority & the Future of the Church
Joseph Varacalli

Professor Joseph A. Varacalli in this stimulating essay raises a number of vital questions concerning the future of the Catholic Church in the United States and the tensions involved in the development of a 'neo-orthodoxy'. From Faith & Reason, Fall 1989. VARACALLI ORTHODOXY MAGISTERIUM DISSENT THEOLOGY FAITH & REASON

57. Christ and Church - FR89203.ZIP - Neo-orthodoxy, Authority & the Future of the Church
Joseph Varacalli

Professor Joseph A. Varacalli in this stimulating essay raises a number of vital questions concerning the future of the Catholic Church in the United States and the tensions involved in the development of a 'neo-orthodoxy'. From Faith & Reason, Fall 1989. VARACALLI ORTHODOXY MAGISTERIUM DISSENT THEOLOGY FAITH & REASON

58. Christ and Church - zdoropusdei.htm - Opus Dei Opens Its Doors to Everyone
ZENIT

The doors of Opus Dei are open to everyone, says the prelature's vicar general, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz. ZENIT spoke to Monsignor Ocáriz for the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Opus Dei as a personal prelature. He explains the relationship between this institution and the dioceses, and says that the strength of the group is simply the power that comes from the Gospel. JOSEMARÍA ESCRIVÁ HOLINESS MISSION BISHOPS

59. Christ and Church - PXIITREA.TXT - Pope Pius XII and the Theological Treatise on the Church
Joseph Fenton

Mr. Joseph Clifford Fenton brings together Pope Pius XII's most striking teachings about the Church which were written to remedy a misconception that the Church was a 'super-Church' distinct from and superior to the visible Catholic Church presided over by the Bishop of Rome as the Vicar of Christ. FENTON PIUS XII MYSTICAL BODY MYSTICI CORPORIS CHRISTI HUMANI GENERIS SI DILIGIS

60. Christ and Church - POPES.TXT - Popes Through the Ages
Joseph Brusher

Published in 1959 by Neff-Kane. Fr. Brusher gives a brief but adequate picture of the impact upon human history of the See of Peter. He devotes a page to each pope from St. Peter through John Paul II. BRUSHER LIBER PONTIFICALIS POPE PETER SEE PAPAL ROME

61. Christ and Church - POPES.ZIP - Popes Through the Ages
Joseph Brusher

Published in 1959 by Neff-Kane. Fr. Brusher gives a brief but adequate picture of the impact upon human history of the See of Peter. He devotes a page to each pope from St. Peter through John Paul II. BRUSHER LIBER PONTIFICALIS POPE PETER SEE PAPAL ROME

62. Christ and Church - passionChrst.htm - Prayer on the Passion of Christ
Angelico Savarino

Following St. Paul of the Cross, the writer sees the silence of Christ during His Passion as evidence of His trust in the Father and His love for mankind. St. Paul is quoted in his advice to a spiritual directee, that she should live in this "silence of love," particularly during periods of dryness. DETACHMENT CONSOLATION

63. Christ and Church - zremgospeng.htm - Remembering the Gospel in England
ZENIT

Monsignor Keith Barltrop, director of the Catholic Agency to Support Evangelization (CASE) of the bishops' conference of England and Wales, tells ZENIT in this interview that the key to successful evangelization in the modern world is renewing a sense of confidence among Catholics in their faith. NEW EVANGELIZATION UNITED KINGDOM

64. Christ and Church - MERCY-HD.TXT - Sister Faustina and Devotion to the Divine Mercy
Rev. Herbert C. de Launay

In the last few years, many people have taken up a devotion to the Divine Mercy according to the writings of Blessed Faustina. Sister Faustina was a young religious in a convent in Cracow, Poland. She died on October 5, 1938. However, during the period between 1931 and 1938, our Lord appeared to her several times with messages about His great mercy. For the May 1996 edition of THE ACADIANA CATHOLIC, Lafayette, Louisiana.

65. Christ and Church - zreligamer.htm - Snapshot of Religion in America
Father John Flynn, LC

More than one-quarter of American adults have left the faith in which they were brought up. This is one of the most important findings of a survey published 25 February 2008 by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. The survey was based on interviews with more than 35,000 Americans aged 18 and up, giving it greater credibility than most opinion polls. EVANGELICAL MAINLINE PROTESTANTS CATHOLICS HISPANICS ASIANS UNAFFILIATED BLACKS WHITES MEN WOMEN

66. Christ and Church - SPLENCHU.TXT - Splendor of the Church
Alan Schreck, Ph.D.

Reflection on St. Francis of Assisi and Catholicism as 'the religion of the Incarnation.' This article was taken from Immaculata magazine.

67. Christ and Church - CETEMPT.HTM - Temptation of Christ
Catholic Encyclopedia

An article on the Temptation of Christ from the "Catholic Encyclopedia" of 1913. SYNOPTICS DEVIL SATAN

68. Christ and Church - MAGGIORE.TXT - The Basilica of Summer Snows
June Hager

Santa Maria Maggiore (St. Mary Major) is widely believed to be the most important church dedicated to Mary in Western Christendom. This article is taken from the November 1993 issue of 'Inside the Vatican'. To subscribe write: St. Martin de Porres Lay Dominican Community, 3050 Gap Knob Road, New Hope, KY 40052. HAGER ST. MARY MAJOR CHURCH ROME INSIDE THE VATICAN

69. Christ and Church - BELIEF.HTM - The Belief of Catholics
Ronald Knox

The preface and first chapter (with intro from 1958 Image edition) of a book reconstructing the whole edifice of Catholic teaching. Mons. Knox's keen, questioning mind was never content with any argument that was not airtight, so that even the skeptical inquirer will find this a remarkably reasoned statement of Catholicism. RELIGION BIBLE DOGMA HISTORY PROTESTANTISM AUTHORITY PRIVATE JUDGMENT

70. Christ and Church - catharabstat.htm - The Catholic Challenge in an Arab State
Paolo Brocato

Interviewed by L'Osservatore Romano, Bishop Paul Hinder, Vicar Apostolic of Arabia, spoke of the difficulties faced by Catholics living in an Arab state. MUSLIMS ISLAM DEMOCRACY SECULARISM RECIPROCITY INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE FREEDOM OF WORSHIP

71. Christ and Church - CONVERSI.TXT - The Catholic Church And Conversion
G.K. Chesterton

Published by the MacMillan Company in 1926. CHESTERTON CHURCH CONVERSION

72. Christ and Church - CONVERSI.ZIP - The Catholic Church And Conversion
G.K. Chesterton

Published by the MacMillan Company in 1926. CHESTERTON CHURCH CONVERSION

73. Christ and Church - CECHCHAR.TXT - The Character of Jesus Christ
Catholic Encyclopedia

This file considers the character of Jesus as manifested first in His relation to men, then in His relation to God.

74. Christ and Church - CE_CHRCH.HTM - The Church
Catholic Encyclopedia

Article on the Church from the Catholic Encyclopedia (1913). ECCLESIA INDEFECTIBILITY UNIVERSAL UNIVERSALITY BRANCH

75. Christ and Church - CHUCAT.TXT - The Church and the Catholic
Romano Guardini

'What is the meaning of this Church which rises before us in such majesty?' To answer this question is the object of Dr. Guardini's essay. The reader becomes acquainted with a personality so queenly that he is left breathless, so maternal that he is drawn to love. He finds that the Church is Christ, and the Church is love. The Church is being understood for what she is--truly, the One and the All. GUARDINI AWAKENING SOUL PERSON HUMAN CHURCH COMMUNITY G

76. Christ and Church - CHUCAT.ZIP - The Church and the Catholic
Romano Guardini

'What is the meaning of this Church which rises before us in such majesty?' To answer this question is the object of Dr. Guardini's essay. The reader becomes acquainted with a personality so queenly that he is left breathless, so maternal that he is drawn to love. He finds that the Church is Christ, and the Church is love. The Church is being understood for what she is--truly, the One and the All. GUARDINI AWAKENING SOUL PERSON HUMAN CHURCH COMMUNITY G

77. Christ and Church - FR87101.TXT - The Church Resplendent in Christ
Fr. Edward Berbusse

In this beautiful essay on the mystery of the Church, Fr. Edward Berbusse, SJ probes the profound teaching of Vatican II's Lumen Gentium and shows how this document is grounded in Catholic Tradition. In so doing, he reveals the unique position of the See of Peter and its essential role in the service of unitas as willed by Christ. From Faith & Reason, Spring 1987.

78. Christ and Church - FR87101.ZIP - The Church Resplendent in Christ
Fr. Edward Berbusse

In this beautiful essay on the mystery of the Church, Fr. Edward Berbusse, SJ probes the profound teaching of Vatican II's Lumen Gentium and shows how this document is grounded in Catholic Tradition. In so doing, he reveals the unique position of the See of Peter and its essential role in the service of unitas as willed by Christ. From Faith & Reason, Spring 1987.

79. Christ and Church - FAUSTINA.TXT - The Divine Mercy Message and Devotion
Marian Helpers

Short story of Sr. Faustina, the Polish nun to whom Christ appeared. Also includes the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and the Divine Mercy Novena.

80. Christ and Church - DOUBLE.TXT - The Double Consciousness of Christ
Bertrand de Margerie

In this article, the internationally renowned French theologian Bertrand de Margerie, SJ examines what has become one of the hotly disputed questions in contemporary theological debate. With calm reasoning and discernment, Fr. de Margerie sets forth the Church's teaching concerning the divine and human consciousness of our Lord. From Faith & Reason, Spring 1987. DE MARGERIE CHRIST CONSCIOUSNESS HUMAN DIVINE MAGISTERIUM FAITH & REASON

81. Christ and Church - harvestproj.htm - The Harvest Project: Bringing in the Sheaves of Ecumenism
Bishop Brian Farrell, L.C.

Bishop Farrell, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, assesses recent progress in the ecumenical effort to restore Christian unity. The Bishop's assessment is based on the Harvest Project, a study of documents produced by the various dialogues between the Catholic Church and other Churches and Ecclesial Bodies. ORTHODOX LUTHERAN METHODIST REFORMED JUSTIFICATION MAGISTERIUM

82. Christ and Church - WHOLCHRI.TXT - The Holy Eucharist Is the Whole Christ
Fr. John Hardon

An excellent article by Fr. John Hardon, S.J. from Soul Magazine on the mystery of Christ's presence in the Holy Eucharist. HARDON EUCHARIST CHRIST REAL PRESENCE

83. Christ and Church - CEHOLYNA.TXT - The Holy Name of Jesus Christ
Catholic Encyclopedia

A consideration of the two words which compose the Sacred Name.

84. Christ and Church - HUMAN.TXT - The Humanity of Christ
Romano Guardini

Published in 1964 by Pantheon Books. A scholarly study of the psychology of Christ. GUARDINI HISTORICAL CHRIST PSYCHOLOGY

85. Christ and Church - HUMAN.ZIP - The Humanity of Christ
Romano Guardini

Published in 1964 by Pantheon Books. A scholarly study of the psychology of Christ. GUARDINI HISTORICAL CHRIST PSYCHOLOGY

86. Christ and Church - CEINCARN.TXT - The Incarnation
Catholic Encyclopedia

I. The Fact of the Incarnation II. The Nature of the Incarnation III. Effects of the Incarnation HYPOSTATIC UNION NESTORIANISM MONOPHYSITISM MONOTHELITISM CATHOLICISM

87. Christ and Church - CEINCARN.ZIP - The Incarnation
Catholic Encyclopedia

I. The Fact of the Incarnation II. The Nature of the Incarnation III. Effects of the Incarnation HYPOSTATIC UNION NESTORIANISM MONOPHYSITISM MONOTHELITISM CATHOLICISM

88. Christ and Church - PRAGUE.TXT - The Infant Jesus of Prague
Ann Ball

Explains the history of the devotion to the Infant Jesus of Prague. Excerpted from 'A Handbook of Catholic Sacramentals' published by Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division. BALL JESUS PRAGUE STATUE INFANT

89. Christ and Church - JESUIT.TXT - The Jesuits
Alban Goodier

Published in 1930 by The Macmillan Company. This book by Bishop Alban Goodier shows that, while St. Ignatius' first idea had little to do with the Protestant Reformation, the kind of Order he founded was, in the designs of Providence, the kind of body to cope most efficiently with it. GOODIER REFORMATION PROTESTANT JESUIT SOCIETY OF JESUS IGNATIUS

90. Christ and Church - JESUIT.ZIP - The Jesuits
Alban Goodier

Published in 1930 by The Macmillan Company. This book by Bishop Alban Goodier shows that, while St. Ignatius' first idea had little to do with the Protestant Reformation, the kind of Order he founded was, in the designs of Providence, the kind of body to cope most efficiently with it. GOODIER REFORMATION PROTESTANT JESUIT SOCIETY OF JESUS IGNATIUS

91. Christ and Church - zjoychina.htm - The Joys of China
Mark Miravalle

In this 3-part article from ZENIT, Mark Miravalle, professor of theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, recounts his experience of Catholics in both the Patriotic Association and the underground Church in China. MORAL COMPROMISE SUFFERING COREDEMPTION PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION UNITY SEMINARY SEMINARIANS COMMUNISTS VOCATIONS

92. Christ and Church - NATIVITY.TXT - The Nativity of Christ, or Christmas Day
Rev. Alban Butler

December 25 -- The birthday of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to the flesh.

93. Christ and Church - NATIVITY.ZIP - The Nativity of Christ, or Christmas Day
Rev. Alban Butler

December 25 -- The birthday of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to the flesh.

94. Christ and Church - CONCLAVE.TXT - The Next Conclave
J. Michael Miller

An examination of the current norms for choosing a new Pope (1996). Procedures for papal elections were changed by Paul VI in 1975 and John Paul II in 1996. This article was taken from the November 1996 issue of Crisis magazine.

95. Christ and Church - zpopebraz.htm - The Pope in Brazil
Father John Flynn

During his first trip to the Americas (9-14 May 2007), Benedict XVI addressed many important themes in his discourses and homilies. "Some of them were directed more toward Brazil, but many of the points raised had implications for the Church as a whole." Father Flynn, as reported in ZENIT, makes a survey of these themes. EVANGELIZATION MISSIONARY SECULARISM RELATIVISM BISHOPS PRE-COLUMBIAN CULTURES GLOBALIZATION

96. Christ and Church - FIRSTFRI.TXT - The Revelation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Paral-le-Monial, France
George Pollard

Sketch of the apparitions of Jesus to St. Margaret Mary, includes His request for the First Friday devotions.

97. Christ and Church - ztrueJesus.htm - The True Jesus of the Gospels
Father Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M Cap.

Here is a translation of the Italian-language commentary by Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the Pontifical Household, on the book "Inchiesta su Gesù" (An Investigation on Jesus) by Corrado Augias and Mauro Pesce. Father Cantalamessa disposes of heterodox arguments, popular in the media, against orthodox Christology. APOCRYPHA GOSPEL OF THOMAS GNOSTICISM JEWS EUCHARIST PAGANS PILATE SANHEDRIN ANTI-SEMITISM PAUL VIRGIN BIRTH RESURRECTION

98. Christ and Church - FORMATIO.HTM - Till Christ Be Formed
Rev. James Tolhurst

In this article from 1978, Fr Tolhurst, then Spiritual Director in the English College, Valladolid, Spain, urges a more radical approach to the spiritual training and formation of students for the priesthood, meaning a return to the genuine "roots" of Christian Formation, based upon discipleship of Christ our Master. LEGALISM DISCIPLINE SEMINARY PERSONALITY

99. Christ and Church - PROTRUTH.TXT - To Propose the Truth: The Catholic Moment Requires Five Transformations
Richard John Neuhaus

The premier responsibility for the Christian mission rests with the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church offers the word of truth and hope for America and for the world. Fr. Neuhaus suggests five transformations of pressing urgency that Christians must go though if we are to in turn transform the world. This article was taken from the April 1994 issue of Crisis Magazine and was provided by Antonio Badilla

100. Christ and Church - 15006B.TXT - Tradition and Living Magisterium
Catholic Encyclopedia

The following points are treated: I. The existence of Divine traditions not contained in Holy Scripture, and the Divine institution of the living magisterium to defend and transmit revealed truth and the prerogative of this magisterium; II. The relation of Scripture to the living magisterium, and of the living magisterium to Scripture; III. The proper mode of existence of revealed truth in the mind of the Church and the way to recognize this truth; IV. The organization and exercise of the living magisterium; its precise rôle in the defence and transmission of revealed truth; its limits, and modes of action; V. The identity of revealed truth in the varieties of formulas, systematization, and dogmatic development; the identity of faith in the Church and through the variations of theology.

101. Christ and Church - 15006B.ZIP - Tradition and Living Magisterium
Catholic Encyclopedia

The following points are treated: I. The existence of Divine traditions not contained in Holy Scripture, and the Divine institution of the living magisterium to defend and transmit revealed truth and the prerogative of this magisterium; II. The relation of Scripture to the living magisterium, and of the living magisterium to Scripture; III. The proper mode of existence of revealed truth in the mind of the Church and the way to recognize this truth; IV. The organization and exercise of the living magisterium; its precise rôle in the defence and transmission of revealed truth; its limits, and modes of action; V. The identity of revealed truth in the varieties of formulas, systematization, and dogmatic development; the identity of faith in the Church and through the variations of theology.

102. Christ and Church - zukexcom.htm - UK Bishops on Lifting of Excommunications
ZENIT

This is an explanation prepared by the episcopal conference of England and Wales on the lifting of the excommunication of the four bishops of the Society of St. Pius X. LATAE SENTENTIAE LEFEBVRE CANONS COMMUNION

103. Christ and Church - WHATHNK.HTM - What Think You of Christ?
Rev. Donald Wuerl

A three-part article from 1978, by Fr Wuerl (now Bishop of Pittsburgh), on how the Church's teaching on Jesus Christ was refined over the first 400 years in response to various heresies. MESSIAH TRINITY DOCETISM GNOSTICISM ARIANISM HOMOOUSION APOLLINARIANISM THEOTOKOS NESTORIANISM

104. Christ and Church - ORTURKEY.HTM - Witness to an Intense Spirituality
Egidio Picucci

The long historical presence of Christians in Turkey (ancient Asia Minor) is explored.

105. Christ and Church - SIPCRADL.HTM - Wood of the Cradle, Wood of the Cross
Caryll Houselander

This reflection on the Infant of Bethlehem is taken from Caryll Houselander's book Wood of the Cradle, Wood of the Cross. ADVENT CHRISTMAS NATIVITY MANGER CRECHE JESUS CHRIST CHILD