Stephen Beale

Stephen Beale


Stephen Beale is a freelance writer based in Providence, Rhode Island. Raised as an evangelical Protestant, he is a convert to Catholicism. He is a former news editor at and was a correspondent for the New Hampshire Union Leader, where he covered the 2008 presidential primary. He has appeared on Fox News, C-SPAN and the Today Show and his writing has been published in the Washington Times, Providence Journal, the National Catholic Register and on and A native of Topsfield, Massachusetts, he graduated from Brown University in 2004 with a degree in classics and history. His areas of interest include Eastern Christianity, Marian and Eucharistic theology, medieval history, and the saints. He welcomes tips, suggestions, and any other feedback at bealenews at gmail dot com. Follow him on Twitter at

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Christ: Judgment and Mercy

Rathausturm Koeln - Adolph Kolping - Johannes Duns Scotus

Four Things You Need to Know about John Duns Scotus


Wonder at God


Wounded by God


A Martyr Glowing with Divine Love


Sacraments Are the Touch of God


Ransoming for Christ: The Story of Two Daring Religious Orders


The Bible You Don’t Know: The Story of the Septuagint


The Woman Who Saved Orthodoxy—Twice


Taste and See: The Five Senses of Faith