COMMENTARY: Liturgical abuses, such as what happened to Father Matthew Hood of Detroit, constitute pastoral malpractice of the worst possible kind. And they are far from uncommon.
COMMENTARY: Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen spoke forthrightly about the ethical deformation that came from ignoring moral absolutes and justifying the intrinsically evil decision to use atomic weapons.
COMMENTARY: While there is an undeniable crisis of faith today in the West, new forms of outreach are all the buds of a new springtime that inspire hope, strengthen faith and build Catholic culture in the midst of the scorching rays of aggressive secularization.
COMMENTARY: While John Krasinski’s video series filled a gap left by the Church, Father Jay, who died June 3, lived an unrelentingly joyful and thankful life.
COMMENTARY: As the world endures the worst global sickness in a century and millions are enduring truly difficult times, those words take on added meaning.
COMMENTARY: These distinctive marks of Pope St. John Paul II’s papacy commemorate the 10 decades since his birth.
COMMENTARY: What God provides humanity through the Church is as essential a service as ever.