COMMENTARY: I love the Mass at our parish, the ordinary form of the Mass offered in the ordinary way, but I can see why so many people love the extraordinary form.
COMMENTARY: The way he responded to the challenge in the 1920s gives us a model today for speaking as Catholics in the public square.
At St. Anthony’s Chapel in Pittsburgh, the dead lie round — more than 5,000 of them.
COMMENTARY: The Catholic politician ran for president almost 100 years ago. The way he responded to attacks on his faith offers five lessons for our own engagement in politics — and in arguments about politics.
COMMENTARY: A few lessons for the feast of St. Francis, patron saint of animals
COMMENTARY: If a religious believer like Amy Coney Barrett is nominated to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, the secular dogma will live loudly in the public discourse.
COMMENTARY: Catholics can accept what scientists discover, because we know the truths they truly find can never contradict the truths we know through the Church.