Review of East/West Debate (Part 2): Crusades and the Greek-Latin Schism


Crusaders Thirsting near Jerusalem – Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Steve Weidenkopf, a very prominent historian of ecclesiastical history on the Reason and Theology channel, to which I recommend all my readers. However, the purpose of this article is to continue my response to Craig Truglia, Eastern Orthodox apologist, friend, and fellow co-host of Reason and Theology, who had written a nice summary of our live debate, which came out to be titled Is Roman Catholicism Schismatic: The Case for Orthodoxy. Some of my readers have already caught attention to my first response. Well, here I am, Lord permitting, giving a second part as following.  Continue reading

How to do Marian Apologetics


While I took the opportunity to read some comments on Facebook which were a discussion on the historical veracity of the Catholic Church’s belief on the assumption of the  Blessed Virgin Mary,  I thought I would write something about the Marian apologia that Catholics have to offer. But first, let me state some preliminary remarks. Continue reading