Books

Liz Lev on Benedict’s “Light of the World” and Condoms

December 3, 2010

In the recent edition of Zenit.org, my good friend in Rome, Liz Lev, wrote an astute review of Pope Benedict’s interview in the new book Light of the World. She hits the nail on the head — as usual! ROME, DEC. 2, 2010 (Zenit.org).- I’d like to thank the New York Times and other secular [...]

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Pope Benedict Discusses Condoms and the Spread of AIDS

November 22, 2010

What did the Pope Ready Say? Find out the TRUTH before the secular Media spins it into anti-Catholic hype: An excerpt from Light of the World, Peter Seewald’s book-length interview with Pope Benedict XVI From Chapter 11, “The Journeys of a Shepherd,” pages 117-119: The Question the Pope was Asked: “On the occasion of your [...]

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Pope’s New Interview in a New Book!!

November 17, 2010

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Is there Evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

October 21, 2010

Some people think Jesus is a mythical figure like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny. Others think Jesus might be historical but only mentioned in the Bible is the only source of information on the existence of Jesus. They question whether Jesus really existed as a real historical figure. Is the Bible the only source [...]

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“Christian” School Textbooks

October 13, 2010

There are many Catholics who send their kids to “Christian” (READ: Protestant) schools. This is of course their right, but not all of them know what their children are being taught. Here are a few pages from a textbook we used for our kids before we became Catholic. This is typical of “Christian” school textbooks. [...]

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Nice Review of my Booklet

July 6, 2010

I wrote a book entitled We Have A Pope. Here is a nice review. You can buy a copy here.

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“What Bible Commentary Should I Use?”

March 2, 2010

I get this question all the time. I have an answer. A commentary is a book that gives information about passages in the Bible. It follows the text chapter-by-chapter, verse-by-verse and gives definitions, explanations, background material, Church teaching and more on each passage of Scripture. Thanks to Kevin Lay of Scepter Publishers (http://www.scepterpublishers.org/) I have [...]

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Favorite Books of 2009

December 27, 2009

Carl Olsen of Ignatius Press always asks authors for their favorite books of 2009. The lists he has compiled will be posted in a few days on  IgnatiusInsight. I offered my own unconventional list, as follows: Hello Carl: My list follows. Since I have been writing Scripture commentaries for www.CatholicScriptureStudy.com and studying the lands of [...]

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Recommended Book for Next Christmas …

December 23, 2009

… but get it now :-)  A friend named Cheri who joined us on our November pilgrimage to the Holy Land highly recommended this book. Her kids loved it — and so did she. Here is her recommendation: I just had to share this awesome book with you that a friend recommended and I have [...]

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G.K. Chesterton Comments on Dan Brown

September 14, 2009

G.K. Chesterton is timeless so why can’t he speak from the grave about such as fool as Dan Brown (DaVinci Code and Angels and Demons)? Click here for Carl Olsen’s “exclusive interview”

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Seal of Confession on Trial

August 27, 2009

Click here for the Zenit.org interview with Fr. Mockiatis and his nightmare story of a taperecorder set up in his confessional without his knowledge to get the confession of an accused murderer. I had the privilege of meeting Fr. Mockiatis several years ago. A noble and faithful priest! For the book, click here.

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My book UPON THIS ROCK now an E-Book

July 17, 2009

I was happy to see that my book Upon this Rock: Peter and the Primacy of Rome in Scripture and the Early Church is now being sold as an e-book through Ignatius Press. It is also sold at a big discount because it doesn’t have to be published with paper and ink. I think I [...]

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Excellent Book on the Cinema & Movies

March 7, 2009

Stan Williams, my good friend and fellow convert to the Catholic Church, has written a great book on movies and the cinema. He is eminently qualified with his PhD in videography and movie-making and producing. If you are interested especially in the stories and morals being protrayed in film and how to watch wisely, then [...]

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Two Good Movies

December 27, 2008

Nice to slow down a few days to relax and watch a couple of recommended movies with the Christmas lights blinking. Janet and I watched two movies this week that we would recommend. First, The Ultimate Gift in which a rich would-be heir — to billions of dollars — is taught many lessons about life, [...]

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Why Are Catholic Bibles Bigger?

January 17, 2008

Why Catholic Bibles Are Bigger! If you are wondering why we have seven books in our Bibles that the Protestants removed from their Bibles, then you need this book. If you have been asked the question and don’t know how to answer, then you really need this book. Gary Michuta is a top notch Catholic apologist [...]

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Critics of My Books

December 14, 2007

I was made aware of two critical comments on my book Upon this Rock. I generally tend to defend my works if I have time. I have briefly addressed each for anyone interested. The comments were made by Michael Whelton in his book Popes and Patriarchs. He was an Anglican turned Catholic, who was then disallusioned by [...]

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