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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The real story of the Met Gala was that the Church, if only for one evening, was paying tribute to the visual arts in a theatrical way.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
BOOK REVIEW: Lost Shepherd: How Pope Francis Is Misleading His Flock
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The Holy Father’s admission of serious errors in judgment will have major consequences for Chile’s own Church leaders.
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COMMENTARY: The heart of the current pontificate is understood more in the footnotes than the main text.
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COMMENTARY: All the immense good that he accomplished will continue to bear fruit. But his decision to abdicate will occupy the first place evaluating his legacy.
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COMMENTARY: Alongside the Pope’s recent apology for his remarks during his last trip, there have been other notable examples of papal mistakes.
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COMMENTARY: The Holy Father has had a devotion to Salus Populi Romani since his first days as pope.
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COMMENTARY: In parish after parish, in schools and chaplaincies and shrines, the centennial was marked by devotions.
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NEWS ANALYSIS
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COMMENTARY: The Polish cardinal retired last week at the age of 77.
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COMMENTARY: While the bishops did not clarify whether Pope Francis asked them to submit their resignations, or whether it was their idea, it must certainly be the former.
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COMMENTARY: The Holy Father's meeting with the Chilean bishops echoes the ‘emergency summit’ Pope John Paul II had with U.S. cardinals in April 2002, but it’s altogether different.
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COMMENTARY: A first-class relic is drawing large crowds on a 14-city tour of Canada.
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COMMENTARY: The most recent clarification raises new questions, but clearly rules out the more adventurous interpretations of the Holy Father’s apostolic exhortation.
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COMMENTARY: A modification in response to pastoral failure within the Latin rite would be a brand-new step.
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COMMENTARY: The dialogue that Pope Francis often calls for is not actually taking place within the Church.
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The contributions from a recent conference of proponents at Boston College can be engaged as an avenue for considering the document’s potential and perils.
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COMMENTARY: ‘Momentarily winning the day’ has characterized Catholic infighting in 2017.
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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.
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COMMENTARY: The saint’s death 20 years ago coincided with a young Catholic journalist’s entry into the craft.
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COMMENTARY: Archbishop Victor Fernandez recent analysis of Amoris Laetitia presents a rather cavalier approach to the magisterium: that difficult topics can be somehow passed over without the proper treatment they deserve.
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COMMENTARY: Politics is what motivates these intemperate accusations.
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COMMENTARY: The pope emeritus’ July 11 message reminded all listeners why Benedict XVI remains without literary peer among Catholic preachers and theologians.
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COMMENTARY: The text of the president’s speech was marvelous; it’s the context that may cause trouble.
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COMMENTARY: The longtime spokesman for St. John Paul II died July 5 of cancer. He was 80.
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COMMENTARY: The distinction may offer a way to understand the role of finance in developing an economy aimed at integral human development.
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NEWS ANALYSIS