As the early church grew in wealth and stature, it displaced existing Roman models of caring for the poor.
December 26, 2012
The much maligned emperor receives a much needed makeover. A review of 'Defending Constantine.'
March 29, 2011
Rome won't cede the continent to secularists without a fight.
October 5, 2009
Synod of Bishops revisits inerrancy compromise reached at Vatican II.
October 20, 2008
At Easter message, Benedict XVI had lamented, "nothing positive comes out of Iraq."
June 11, 2007
The story behind the Swiss Guards.
September 29, 2006
Augustine's words after the 'barbarian' destruction of Rome have a remarkably contemporary ring.
September 1, 2006
Plus: The Wall Street Journal on ethnic evangelicals, Christian band sues school over canceled concert, and other stories from online sources around the world.
April 13, 2006
Plus: Eminent domain decision barred, church parking woes, Australia's RU486 fight, and other stories from online sources around the world.
February 7, 2006
Evangelicals can be glad that the new pope is not likely to be a mere caretaker.
May 26, 2005
John Paul II's legacy of orthodoxy bodes well for evangelical engagement.
May 24, 2005
"Simple and humble worker" had served as head of the Vatican office on church doctrine.
April 20, 2005
New scholarship on the ancient Olympics reminds Christians why Emperor Theodosius outlawed the event so many centuries ago.
August 1, 2004