COMMENTARY: If, as Scripture says, the truth makes us free, the lack of it makes us frustrated and locked in a state of uncertainty.
We must become ‘new men,’ Philadelphia shepherd says at Phoenix men’s conference.
Charitable donations and Boston and Philadelphia food are at stake.
COMMENTARY: If any confusion exists in a text, it must be interpreted consistent with the magisterium of previous popes.
COMMENTARY: A deeper examination of Pope St. John Paul II’s Veritatis Splendor will illustrate how some interpretations of Amoris Laetitia are incompatible with the Catholic Church’s moral tradition.
COMMENTARY: A great many faithful Christians still do let their convictions ‘live loudly.’
COMMENTARY: The reason the Church names anger as one of the seven ‘deadly’ sins is because it’s simultaneously so poisonous, so delicious and so addictive.
Christians have a path to the future in lives of joy and love, Archbishop Charles Chaput said at the annual Napa Institute conference.
COMMENTARY in response to La Civiltà Cattolica
COMMENTARY: If our lives do have a higher purpose — and as Christians, we find that purpose in the word of God — then so does our sexuality.
COMMENTARY: Blessed Paul VI’s encyclical on the regulation of birth turns 50 next year.
A society that does not have faith ‘has made a Faustian bargain with the (very real) devil that can only lead to despair and self-destruction.’
COMMENTARY: We need to demand a better grasp of justice and common sense from the people who make our laws.
Culture of Life
In the 12 years since her death, advocates for the disabled and vulnerable say these populations have become even more at risk of suffering the same fate.
Archbishop Charles Chaput, Sister Miriam James Heidland, and Sister Bethany Madonna speak to thousands on the third day of the SEEK 2017 young adult conference.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput gave the following address Oct. 19 at the 2016 Bishops’ Symposium at the University of Notre Dame
The Philadelphia shepherd spoke on Sept. 15 at the University of Notre Dame.
COMMENTARY: So what are we to do this election cycle as Catholic voters?
The new rules on holy Communion and divorce and remarriage from Philadelphia’s shepherd are line with Pope Francis and Catholic teaching, the Illinois bishop said.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The guidelines anchor Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation firmly in the context of settled Church teaching, with respect to issues like reception of Communion by couples in irregular unions.
'The bill fails to support all survivors of abuse equally, and it’s a clear attack on the Church, her parishes and her people,' the archbishop said
The archbishop of Philadelphia said that the committee is gathering information on how the U.S. bishops are responding to the apostolic exhortation and is not formulating policies.
The EWTN foundress altered the course of Catholicism in the United States at a pivotal time.
St. Augustine is a model for our times, Philadelphia shepherd said Tuesday at Brigham Young University.
Critics say Father Antonio Spadaro’s November reflection on the 2015 synod in La Civiltà Cattolica continues to push a narrative that is contrary to Church teaching.
The Philadelphia archbishop will have a three-year term to help prepare for the next ordinary synod in 2018.
EDITORIAL: The Register welcomes the U.S. bishops’ new effort to make the battle against an ancient, but newly revitalized, enemy of human love and dignity a top concern for the Catholic Church and for the nation.
Speaking to the Register two days before the synod fathers vote on the synod’s final document, the Philadelphia archbishop discusses how the meeting has unfolded and what he’ll bring home from it.