COMMENTARY: Blessed Pius IX inaugurated a new era for the Church by dissolving the Papal States.
COMMENTARY: Cardinal Marian Jaworski’s presence at the death of Pope St. John Paul II capped long years at Karol Wojytła’s side.
COMMENTARY: In his latest ‘testimony,’ the former nuncio holds a position contrary to the Catholic faith on the authority of ecumenical councils.
COMMENTARY: Poland credits the intercession of the Virgin Mary for its 1920 victory over Russia’s communist forces.
COMMENTARY: Each year the anniversary invites remembrance of war and a renewed resolve to work for peace.
COMMENTARY: Cardinal Tobin’s letter to President Trump, requesting clemency for a convicted murderer, drew attention to a pair of important aspects of the Church’s contemporary consideration of capital punishment.
COMMENTARY: If missionary expansion is considered an evil enterprise, then the very foundations of Hispanic Catholicism in the United States are compromised.