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Seven Lies about Catholic History
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Seven Lies about Catholic History


TAN Books 2012

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The world hates the Church that Jesus founded, just as he said it would (John 15:18). It reviles her doctrines, mocks her moral teachings and invents lies about her history. In every age, but especially in our modern day, historians and political powers have distorted the facts about her past (or just made up novel falsehoods from scratch) to make the Church, and the civilization it fostered, seem corrupt, backward, or simply evil.

In Seven Lies about Catholic History, Diane Moczar tackles the most infamous and prevalent historical myths about the Church—popular legends that you encounter everywhere from textbooks to TV—and reveals the real truth behind them. She explains how they got started and why they’re still around, and best of all, she gives you the facts and the arguments you need to set the record straight.

Written in a brisk style that’s fun and easy to read, Seven Lies about Catholic History provides the lessons that every Catholic needs in order to defend and explain, not just apologize, for the Church’s rich and complex history.

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Key Features

  • Examines seven common lies about Catholic history
  • Provides historical facts to defend the Catholic Church
  • Analyzes underlying philosophies
  • Includes suggestions for further study


  • The Dark, Dark Ages
  • The Catholic Church, Enemy of Progress
  • A Crusade against the Truth
  • The Sinister Inquisition
  • Science on Trial: The Catholic Church v. Galileo
  • A Church Corrupted to the Core
  • A Black and Expedient Legend
  • And There Are More . . .

Product Details

  • Title: Seven Lies about Catholic History
  • Author: Diane Moczar
  • Publisher: St. Benedict Press
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 195

About Diane Moczar

Diane Moczar did graduate work in history at the University of Paris, Columbia University, Catholic University, and George Mason University. She has taught history for many years at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, and is the author of numerous articles on many subjects as well as several books on Catholic history.

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