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By What Authority by Robert Hugh Benson – Free Catholic Audiobook

Two wealthy families are neighbors in Elizabethan England; one is staunchly Catholic and the other is devoutly Protestant. The attractive young scions of the families are drawn to each other in friendship and love, but are kept apart by their … Continue reading

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Outlaws of Ravenhurst by Sr. M. Imelda Wallace – Free Catholic Audiobook

This exciting historical adventure depicts the last stand of the Gordons – God’s “outlaws” – fighting for their Catholic Faith in the early days of the Protestant Revolution in seventeenth-century Scotland. Written for the children but enjoyed by young and … Continue reading

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Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation by Saint Thomas More – Free Catholic Audiobook

This fictional dialogue about how Christians should deal with troubles and persecution is set in Hungary immediately prior to an attack by the Ottoman Empire. It was written in the Tower of London while More awaited execution for his religious … Continue reading

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The Second Apology of Justin Martyr by Saint Justin – Free Catholic Audiobook

The Second Apology is supposed to have been written as a supplement to the First Apology of St. Justin Martyr, on account of certain proceedings which had in the mean time taken place in Rome before Lollius Urbicus as prefect … Continue reading

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The First Apology of Justin Martyr by Saint Justin – Free Catholic Audiobook

The purpose of the Apology is to prove to the emperors, renowned as upright and philosophical men, the injustice of the persecution of the Christians, who are the representatives of true philosophy … Christians are the true worshipers of God, … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis by Henry Sienkiewicz – Free Audiobook

Sienkiewicz’s epic novel of ancient Rome finds the Empire at the height of her power and splendor, but struggling with the madness and cruelty of the Emperor Nero. A new religion is sweeping across the world, causing many Romans to … Continue reading

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A Candle for Our Lady by Regina Victoria Hunt – Free Catholic Audiobook

Dark times for British Catholics hung over England in the days of King Henry VIII. Henry, influenced by the hated Thomas Cromwell, fell into opposition with them, suppressing them, and closing religious houses. In that period a famous shrine, erected … Continue reading

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