COMMENTARY: As the Roman Catholic Church marks the golden jubilee, it is a good time to separate the ‘substance’ of its reforms from the ‘accidents’ of its historical context and implementation.
COMMENTARY: In the promotion of fatherhood and the formation of men to be good dads, the Church has much to offer.
COMMENTARY: The response to the devastating fire in Paris should inform the rebuilding project in each of us and in all of us together, made by baptism true temples of God.
COMMENTARY: The Pope has spoken out against the double lives of priest and religious since his days as archbishop of Buenos Aires.
COMMENTARY: A little-known book of private revelations to a Benedictine priest offers some answers.
COMMENTARY: Rather than being an insurmountable handicap, my priesthood is actually an asset.
COMMENTARY: A priest returns to his personal ‘Damascus’ to give thanks for the gift of mercy in his life and priesthood.
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COMMENTARY: Bills like SB 260 are purely symbolic virtue signaling on the part of politicians and a way for a state to try to assert that the laws of God and the Church must be subject to the laws of the land.
The Te Deum, the Church’s most solemn hymn of thanksgiving, is particularly needed this year
COMMENTARY: Will the suicides of Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain and the 45,000 suicides in the United States annually convince us that we all have an important role in that saving work?
COMMENTARY: This is the first of a five-part series.
His appointment begins in March and likely will last for four years.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said the Vatican’s preparatory document for next October’s gathering should be made available this month.
COMMENTARY: Evaluating the Synod by Pope Francis’ Own Evangelical Principles
Sister Miriam Demjanovich’s Oct. 4 beatification will mark the first such event on U.S. soil.