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Amazing Cathedral of Cologne – Podcast

In this 7 minute radio interview on the Sonrise Morning Show, Dr. Italy continues a discussion on our Catholic heritage inspired by his upcoming pilgrimage cruise along the Rhine River. The featured site explored in this interview is the amazing Cologne (or Köln, in German)...

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Sacred Tradition – Catholic Answers Live

In this interview on Catholic Answers Live hosted by Cy Kellett, Dr. Italy discusses Sacred Tradition, a topic explored in his recent study course on the Catholic faith: What We Believe: The Beauty of the Catholic Faith. Learn what the Church means by Tradition, and...

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Mustard Seed Faith – St. Francis & the Sultan

Jesus calls us to have faith at least the size of a mustard seed. He also constantly addresses his disciples with this command: Be not afraid! St. Francis of Assisi shows us how to leave behind fear and grow in trust....

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Thanksgiving – Naaman & the 10 Lepers

The Bible stories of Namaan the Syrian and Jesus' healing of the 10 lepers shows us that gratidue is an obligation of justice. To remember the source of our blessings and to give thanks is exactly why some countries, like the USA and Canada, dedicate...

How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization: The Monks

In this 6 minute radio interview with Anna Mitchell of the Sonrise Morning Show, Dr. Italy begins a discussion on the vast topic of how the Catholic Church built Western civilization. Starting with the indomitable missionary monks of Ireland, he illustrates how they not...

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Stewardship – Lessons from the Dishonest Steward

Stewardship . . . what does this term really mean? The parable of the dishonest steward in Luke 16 argues against the divorce between God and everyday life. Though it is idolatry to serve money, it is very important to serve God by the way...

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Triumph & Exaltation of the Holy Cross – Andrew of Crete

St. Andrew of Crete (8th Century) proclaims the victory, glory, and triumph of Christ crucified forr the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on September 14, the day that the stolen relics of the true cross were returned to Jerusalem in the early...

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Dives & Lazarus, Rich Man & Beggar

Luke, chapter 16, tells the story of the Rich man and the Beggar, Dives and Lazarus. It shows how some choices we make lead to addictions that can determine our eternal destiny. Gluttony, one of the 7 Deadly Sins, is a poison that has an...

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What We Believe: Interview on EWTN Nightly News – Video

In this 6 minute interview on EWTN Nightly News, Dr. Italy discusses the relevance and purpose of his new study series with Ascension Press: What We Believe: the Beauty of the Catholic Faith. For newcomers to the faith or longtime Catholics, this series aims not...

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The Prodigal Son & the Golden Calf

Jesus' parable of the Prodigal Son and Israel's worship of the Golden Calf at the foot of Mt. Sinai are some of the best known of all Bible stories. The connection? Maybe they both reveal much about the nature of sin, grace ....