COMMENTARY: 2023 was a particular tumultuous year in the continuing debate over the proper interpretation of the Council.
COMMENTARY: It is hard not to read ‘Ad Theologiam Promovendam’ as a doubling down on the kind of theology that emerged at the Synod on Synodality.
COMMENTARY: The Holy Spirit’s role in our lives, whether we are at the Synod on Synodality, at home or at work, is to remind us of our mission, which is to conform ourselves to Christ.
COMMENTARY: It is hard to avoid viewing the Synod as a stalking horse for changing the Church’s moral theology when so many of the prelates that Francis has promoted to high office have said exactly that.
COMMENTARY: Karol Wojtyla believed that the crisis of our time was centered on the question of human dignity, and the grounding of that question in what it means to be human in the first place.
Father Martin’s ‘Outreach’ Ministry to ‘LGBT’ Catholics Wants to Burn the Bridge to Authentic Salvation
COMMENTARY: The ministry’s dismissal of biblical verses that condemn homosexual acts, in keeping with the ‘radical inclusiveness’ of Jesus, ignores another fundamental element of Christ’s Gospel message to all sinners: the need for repentance.
COMMENTARY: The current image of the Jesus of endless self-affirmation promoted in some circles is not the Jesus of the Gospels.