- Aug 5, 2020
Many of the fundamental historical questions surrounding the Protestant Reformation remain open, and one little-known 16th century Italian scholar might be a key to finding answers. Onofrio Panvinio was an Augustinian friar who traveled across Italy to search out the documentation surrounding the history of the papacy.
Since 2006, Thomas Blonski has been president and chief executive officer of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, one of the state’s largest social services organizations. He is working to protect seniors at Catholic Charities-run care facilities.
Peace has been a difficult goal to achieve in the Central African Republic.
Mary Ziegler is the Stearns Weaver Miller Professor at Florida State University College of Law. Pulitzer Prize winning historian David Garrow has called her “the premier historian of abortion in the post-Roe era.”
Over the past two years, over 30 churches have been attacked in Ethiopia – half burned to the ground – leaving over 100 people dead. In Eritrea, where Catholics make up just about 4 percent of the population, Church-run schools and hospitals have been forcefully shut down by the government.
Michael J. Baxter teaches Religious Studies and is Director of Catholic Studies at Regis University in Denver. He spoke to Crux about apocalyptic scenarios and the COVID-19 pandemic.