As reported by CNA today, The Church is revising what the Catechism says about the Catholic Church’s teaching on the death penalty. Whereas the current version of paragraph 2267 of the Catechism states “Assuming that […]
Joy and thanksgiving seem like corny, melodramatic words. But they have a deep and rich importance in our human experience, and it’s important to grow in our understanding of them, and to express them in […]
Talk is cheap. Only actions have high value. That is universally true because talk doesn’t directly make change. Actions do. Talk I’m increasingly confused and frustrated by the Church’s modern rhetoric. Too often it seems […]
The Church is always in need of rebuilding and renewal. The Apostles were scattered at Gethsemane; only John, and the Holy Virgin were present at the cross. So many disciples abandoned Jesus when the Word […]
This is the final post in the “Catholic Civil War” series, in which I talk about a destructive tug of war between Catholicism, and some factions of Catholics—Political Catholics, Traditionalists, and, today, Modernists. If you’d […]
This video from Fox News is part of a series on “insular enclaves of the ultra-Orthodox Jews” (Hasidic Jews), and “the struggles they face and the controversies that follow them”.