Icons as Resistance: Challenging the New Iconoclasm in the Catholic Church documents a series of engaging conversations about the role that icons have in the Church at large and the role they can play at present in the Roman Catholic Church itself. These conversations were held between the author and a group of traditional Catholics earlier this year.
Exploring the question of the Executive Orders titled Protecting the Nation from the lens of Scripture and the teachings and praxis of the Catholic Church, Bartolo-Abela elucidates in this book how race is the key sociopolitical ordering factor at play in the history and current state of America in relation to fundamental human rights and the inviolable dignity of human persons.
The Rule of the Theotokos is a devotional that contains the prayer rule originally given by the Holy Virgin, the Mother of God, to a monk in eighth century Egypt. It was prayed by Christians at the time, then fell into disuse. The rule was revived by the great Russian saint, Seraphim of Sarov, who advocated that all his spiritual children pray it daily.
This book provides a factual overview of the 28 references that can be found in Sacred Scripture about the Divine Heart of God the Father, both in the Old Testament and in the New Testament. These references are derived from and presented in a side-by-side comparison from three major Scripture sources, namely the Latin Vulgate, the Septuagint, and the Masoretic Text (Yahwist Source).
The Magisterium of the Catholic Church has been misunderstood by Catholics and non-Catholics both throughout history and in present times. Addressing the nature of the Magisterium as defined by Vatican Councils I and II, the Constitution on the Faith, and the Catechism of the Catholic Church, this book provides a factual and easy-to-understand outline of the basic principles of the Magisterium.
Migrants and refugees have long been considered vulnerable populations within Christianity, but many, Christians included, remain to this day insufficiently knowledgeable about the specificity of the Church's views on the matter. Addressing how the Catholic Faith has regarded voluntary and forced migration, this book provides the teachings of the Church on the subject matter.