Centuries of false propaganda have convinced most people, good Catholics included, that the Inquisition was one of the most evil institutions ever devised.

Centuries of false propaganda have convinced most people, good Catholics included, that the Inquisition was one of the most evil institutions ever devised. In an article we recently posted by UPI’s religion editor, the notorious reference to the Inquisition, in our opinion, marred a darn good essay on the descent of Protestantism into the Satanic trap of tolerance.

In this essay, Dr. Marian Horvat, Professor of Medieval History, sets the record straight by completely debunking five of the most common myths about the Holy Inquisition. CCI readers are encouraged to share these with their friends and families in order to put an end to myth-driven anti-Catholic cliches.