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This Trappist beer is so good, monks struggle with demand

The brewery at Mount Saint Bernard Abbey, in Leicestershire, is booming in popularity.

The difference between abbey beers and Trappist beers

All “monastic” beers are not alike. Here’s a brief guide.

New York Times columnist wants to convert. Are we stopping him?

The most helpful part of his book, for Catholics, lists “ramps and walls” Christians build.

The meaning of doves in the Bible

Of all the ancient Mediterranean symbols the Christian church adopted, the dove was probably the most frequently repeated in liturgical art.

What is the literal meaning of “scandal”?

Both the Greek word for “scandal” and the Latin for “sin” are intimately related, and have to do with watching one’s step.

Alex Trebek credits prayers for his “near remission” from cancer

Stage 4 pancreatic cancer is deadly; doctors agree more may be at work than chemo.

You can make your own “medieval” manuscript. Here’s a video guide.

In the era of PDFs and mass printing, there is something the monastic art of calligraphy and illumination can teach us about work, time, and beauty.

Look at the world and the future: Here’s why there’s no need to be afraid

There are just 3 tools needed to transform culture in America.

Moses, Elijah, and Jesus: Why are they all together at the Transfiguration?

This unusual “gathering” has deep eschatological meaning. And looking at a single word in the original Greek can help decipher it.

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