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.
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COMMENTARY: Both Pope St. John Paul II and Pope Benedict contended that life ethics and social ethics should go together in theory. Pope Francis argues that they really do go together in practice.
COMMENTARY: Poignant memories of Good Friday 16 years ago carry special significance today.
COMMENTARY: While the cardinal’s retirement concludes one of the most remarkable assignments of any Curial official, his contributions as a prophetic spiritual father will continue.
COMMENTARY: What are the U.S. bishops to do about a Catholic in the White House who is aggressively pursuing policies contrary to the settled teaching of the Catholic Church?
COMMENTARY: The ideal remedy for trust abused is trust restored. But if trust has been abused for too long and too grievously, the more likely remedy is trust abolished.
COMMENTARY: Reflecting on the example of the new beatus can stretch the expectations and broaden the horizons of contemporary U.S. Catholics.