These are some lenses through which to read the ‘Statement of Principles’ on the reception of Holy Communion, and a breakdown of the Statement’s most glaring weaknesses.
COMMENTARY: A father can have no higher responsibility than ensuring his children’s education in the Catholic faith, leading to the formation of their spirituality and the development of a deep relationship with God.
COMMENTARY: The decision is also powerful evidence that the Supreme Court, as it is currently constituted, doesn’t play politics.
COMMENTARY: Today’s undivided decision ought to do much to lessen this public flogging and its intimidation on the participation of religious people and organizations in the civic, economic, and public life of the nation.
COMMENTARY: Pope Francis and the German cardinal clearly intended to communicate something of importance with their public exchange of letters. But what?
COMMENTARY: Catholic universities and schools have many reasons to doubt the current administration’s interest in defending Title IX’s religious exemption.
COMMENTARY: We can openly talk about natural disaster trauma. The typical victim of childhood sexual trauma has no one to talk to.
COMMENTARY: The issue is as old as colonialism.