Recommended Catholic and Christian Sites


These are a few good Catholic (and non-Catholic) Web Sites for general Catholic and Christian apologetics, Catholic doctrine, Liturgy and the Mass, the Church Fathers and Saints, Church history and like subjects. Non-Catholic sites include the Orthodox Church and Fundamentalist/Evangelical sites that give Christian answers to the cults, the occult, and atheists/skeptics. Some overtly anti-Catholic sites and challenges to Christianity included also.

Major Sites, Apologetics, Church Fathers, Documents

Individual Apologetics Sites

Books, Magazines, Audio, Videos

Non-Catholic Sites

Challenges to Christianity

The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God (Luke 1:35)

CATHOLIC SITES FOR DOCTRINE, LITURGY, APOLOGETICS, AND OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DOCUMENTS

The Vatican Site The Holy See, papal encyclicals, official documents, news, the official site of the Catholic Church

Eternal Word Television Network Mother Angelica's Global Catholic Network, huge document library, apologetics articles, questions/answers, audio/video of The Journey Home (Catholic converts), Life on the Rock (for young people), and other wonderful programs
Catholic Answers Home Page The largest Catholic apologetics organization in North America, Catholic Answers Live radio, articles, books, This Rock magazine, questions/answers, debates, features apologists Karl Keating, Jimmy Akin, many others

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia, the Church Fathers, St. Thomas Aquinas, many official documents
Catholics United for the Faith books/articles, questions/answers, Lay Witness magazine, FOCUS (for Catholic college students)

The Coming Home Network Marcus Grodi's support group for Protestant clergy and pastor converts to the Catholic faith
Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, William Donohue, anti-Catholicism, current events, books

INDIVIDUAL APOLOGETICS SITES

The "Big Five"

Dave Armstrong's Biblical Evidence convert, many excellent original articles and links, the best Catholic apologetics site on the net, author of A Biblical Defense of Catholicism and More Biblical Evidence
Steve Ray's Defenders of the Faith convert, original articles, books, Biblical commentary, discussion board
Jimmy Akin's Blog convert, original articles, books, questions/answers, Biblical commentary
Mark Shea's Page convert and wonderful author of many articles and books
Joe Gallegos CorUnum Church Fathers and patristic thought, debates on Sola Scriptura and the Papacy

Dr. Scott Hahn Home Page Dr. Hahn's official home page, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, books, audio/video, speaking schedule

Dr. Peter Kreeft Home Page Dr. Kreeft's official home page, philosophy/apologetics books and articles

Marcellino D'Ambrosio Crossroads Initiative articles, books, Church Fathers, video/audio
Matt1618's Catholic Apologetics articles, debates, traditionalist controversy, links
John Pacheco's Catholic Legate articles, commentary, debates, links
Mark Brumley's Ignatius Insight convert, editor of magazines on apologetics and the faith

CATHOLIC BOOKS, MAGAZINES, AUDIO AND VIDEO

Tan Books the best older classic and re-published orthodox Catholic books
Ignatius Press features conversion stories, books on apologetics, liturgy, prayer/devotion, and many tapes/videos
Queenship Publishing apologetics books by Robert Sungenis Not By Scripture Alone and Not By Faith Alone
St. Joseph Communications features the tapes/videos of Fulton Sheen, Scott Hahn, many wonderful priests/apologists
Envoy Magazine Patrick Madrid's apologetics bi-monthly, articles, books, tapes, debates
Emmaus Road publishes Catholic For A Reason edited by Scott Hahn
CatholiCity book and tape apostolate, free items
Our Sunday Visitor many magazines and books on apologetics and the faith
New Oxford Review orthodox Catholic magazine

NON-CATHOLIC SITES FOR THE FATHERS, THE ORTHODOX, AND GENERAL CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS

CCEL Church Fathers All 38 volumes of the Eerdman's edition of the Fathers edited by Philip Schaff et al

Orthodox Page in America
Orthodox Church in America
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Alexander Schmemann Page one of the greatest 20th century Orthodox scholars

Christian Research Institute Hank Hanegraaff, Bible Answer Man radio, Christian Research Journal, Evangelical apologetics, articles on the cults/occult, creation/evolution, Fundamentalist groups and doctrines, recent books by Evangelicals
Answers in Action Bob and Gretchen Passantino (Lutherans), friends of CRI, original articles on the cults, occult/Satanism, Evangelical apologetics, bulletin board
Norman Geisler Home Page Evangelical apologist Norm Geisler, author of Roman Catholics and Evangelicals, many other books on the Bible and apologetics
William Lane Craig Reasonable Faith site philosophy professor and professional debater of atheists/skeptics, author of many articles/books on classic apologetics, the Internet Infidels call him Christian theism's "Hired Gun" (see why!)
John Ankerberg Page Evangelical apologetics with John Weldon, author of many articles/books on the cults/occult, past tapes/videos of The John Ankerberg Show available (Fr. Mitch Pacwa debated Walter Martin on this program in 1986)

Tekton Apologetics Evangelical apologist J.P. Holding answers the skeptics (alive and dead), articles and links on Biblical contradictions and difficulties, historical Jesus, book reviews, quite a sense of humor
Christian Think Tank Evangelical apologist Glenn Miller, classic apologetics, articles on philosophy, Biblical contradictions, tough theological issues

Sam Bacchiocchi represents Seventh-day Adventist viewpoint
Ellen White Exposed Site by a former Seventh-day Adventist

Utah Lighthouse Ministry former Mormons Jerald and Sandra Tanner

Operation Clambake excellent anti-Scientology site

CHALLENGES TO CHRISTIANITY (click with caution)

ISLAM

Shabir Ally Muslim apologist Shabir Ally of Canada (Toronto)
Ahmed Deedat rather infamous Muslim apologist Ahmed Deedat of South Africa (d. 2005)
Zakir Naik Muslim apologist Zakir Naik (modern "successor" to Deedat's style)

IslamiCity Quran, Sunnah, writings, news, audio/video, links
Discovering Islam for inquiring minds about Islam and Muslims

Answering Islam Christian response to Islam, many articles, debates, links
Jihad Watch the site of Robert Spencer who maintains Islam is not "a religion of peace" (for a different view, hear the Spencer vs. Kreeft debate on my audio page)

ATHEISM / SKEPTICISM / ANTI-CHRISTIAN SITES

Internet Infidels The Secular Web of atheists, skeptics, naturalists, freethinkers, library of articles from non-theist viewpoints, often challenging and well-written with good scholarship
The Secular Outpost Jeffrey Jay Lowder and his band of secular or non-theist thinkers and counter-apologists
Richard Carrier Site the books, writings, talks and debates of classical historian and "Jesus mythicist" Richard Carrier

Debunking Christianity The blog of ex-evangelical apologist John Loftus, author and editor of some strong anti-Christian apologetics books (Why I Became an Atheist, The Christian Delusion, The End of Christianity, etc), who wants desperately to debate his former "mentor" William Lane Craig, but he'll need to defeat Dinesh D'Souza (or David Wood) first

Ex-Christian.net stories of "de-conversions" from Christianity or former Christians

OTHER SITES

ShortSelling.us Florida Real Estate by Paul the Realtor Short Sale and Florida Residential Realty Expert -- Do you have an underwater mortgage?

American Life League Judie Brown's pro-life organization

University of South Florida my alma mater


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