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106: Backstories from Fatima Movie

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<Scroll down for Audio Only version.> If there’s one thing that’s certain, Hollywood has no love for Christianity. In fact, it’s ardently opposed to the Gospel. That’s why productions like Fatima are so important. They are rare gems in a sea of garbage. On this Art of Catholic episode, Matthew […]

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070: How Mary Can Save Civilization…again

<Scroll to bottom for podcast> Have we lost? Because a lot of people think so. Earlier this year a book came out called The Benedict Option. It’s a runaway bestseller written by a famous former Evangelical named Rod Dreher. He basically says we’ve lost the culture war and radical change […]

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057: The Primacy of Mary’s Divine Maternity & Why It Matters

Why do Catholics exalt Mary? I don’t mean in general. I mean specifically.  The answer may surprise you.  Is it because she’s perfect? Kind of. But there’s a deeper reason. So in this “brief” episode, I’ll dig in a little to the underlying, foundational reason we venerate Our Lady. In […]

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055: Unveiling the 3 Secrets of Fatima

<Scroll to bottom for podcast player> They’re the most talked about “secrets” in the world. But they’re often misunderstood. In July, 1917, Our Lady appeared to three children and revealed to them several amazing visions and prophecies that all came true. They’ve become known as the 3 Secrets of Fatima. […]

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054: Understanding Extreme Violence in the Bible

It’s not a pretty topic. But it has to be addressed. The extreme violence in Sacred Scripture (particularly the Old Testament) understandably causes a lot of people problems. After all, how are we supposed to reconcile this kind of bloodshed with a loving, merciful God? Why did He command it? How could He command […]

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053: The Love That Made Mother Teresa

It’s no surprise. Mother Teresa is the newest saint of the Catholic Church. I became Catholic the year after she died. I hadn’t paid her much attention. And yet along with the rest of the world, I knew she was holy. Sure, there were detractors. There always are. They’re nuts. While most […]

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