COMMENTARY: The visit of Argentinian President Alberto Fernández to Pope Francis on Thursday was curious — and embarrassing — on several levels.
A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: It is not primarily a question of whether or not Joe Biden or Nancy Pelosi or any other politician should receive Holy Communion. It poses a question of truth and fidelity each and every communicant needs to ask themselves, each and every time they present themselves to receive the Sacred Host.
COMMENTARY: The 40th anniversary is a fitting time to dwell on God’s providence throughout the 20th century, which was the most violent, chaotic, and murderous 100-year period in human history.
COMMENTARY: While there is some room for interpretation, it is important that the actual teaching of the Church and the current discipline be accurately laid out.
COMMENTARY: Venerable Tomas Morales offers three certain truths about Ascension and Pentecost.
COMMENTARY: The saint was convinced he was saved by the Blessed Mother’s intercession in 1981.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith prefect’s May 7 letter offers guidance for the discussion the U.S. bishops intend to have on the issue in June and counsels caution on several grounds.