Catholic Teaching

June 13, 2014

European Court: Teacher Bound by 'Duty of Loyalty to the Catholic Church'

The European Court of Human Rights supported a Spanish bishop who did not renew a teacher’s contract because the teacher publicly opposed the Church discipline of priestly celibacy.

April 1, 2014

Catholic Laywomen: Former President Carter Badly Misunderstands Church Teaching

Carter has told secular media outlets that Church teaching on the priesthood encourages mistreatment of women around the world.

February 8, 2014

U.N. Committee to Vatican: Change Church Teaching

Catholic experts on how the U.N. operates say this week’s controversial report demonstrates the out-of-control radicalism of the committees that monitor United Nations treaties.

January 14, 2014

Same-Sex 'Marriage' Squall in Seattle

A Catholic vice principal’s dismissal over his same-sex union sparks a national controversy.

October 31, 2012

Campaign 2012 — What Voting Means

The voting booth isn’t the confessional. But like the confessional, it should be entered after serious moral reflection and prayer.

September 1, 2012

Failing Grade in Social Doctrine

Obamacare’s Contraception Mandate Violates Church’s Core Principle: Aug. 26 issue column

August 20, 2012

The Ryan Budget

Aug. 26 issue editorial regarding honest discussion of Catholic social teaching in matters of prudential judgment.

July 29, 2012

Mix-and-Match Morality

July 29 issue editorial on the perils of ill-formed conscience.

July 10, 2012

Co-Responsibility and Coherent Lives of Faith

July 15 issue editorial

July 7, 2012

Excommunication as a Restorative Measure

July 1 issue feature.

June 30, 2012

Summer Commitment

Register editorial from July 1 issue.

June 25, 2012

Knights' Leader Says Catholic Voters Must Demand Respect for Church Teaching

Carl Anderson told journalists gathered for the 2012 Catholic Media Conference in Indianapolis last week that we must 'exercise our right to vote on our own terms, as Catholics, and not on the terms of others.'

May 22, 2012

Pontifical Academy for Life Examines Recent Mistakes

In an effort to promote constructive dialogue, there have been major missteps along the way.

May 15, 2012

'Catholic Standard' Calls Georgetown's Sebelius Invite 'Disappointing'

The Archdiocese of Washington's newspaper stated: 'When the vision guiding university choices does not clearly reflect the light of the Gospel and authentic Catholic teaching, there are, of course, disappointing results.'

April 5, 2012

Xavier University Will End Contraception Coverage in Insurance Policy

Cincinnati Jesuit school takes a stand for Catholic teaching.

February 28, 2012

Who Is Sister Carol Keehan?

The powerful Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, a congregation that professes to be devoted to serving the poor through corporal and spiritual works of mercy, often finds herself at odds with the Church.

February 12, 2012

Missing Rungs on the Economic Ladder

Feb. 12 issue column

February 9, 2012

EWTN Files Suit to Block Contraception Mandate

The worldwide Catholic network asks the court to stop federal rule that requires it to pay for ‘immoral services.’

November 15, 2011

Marriage on the Rocks?

Rhode Island could mark end of civil unions.

October 3, 2011

Cardinal Wuerl Encourages Catholic Teachers in Their Mission

Teaching the faith can change the world, he said in Oct. 2 homily.

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