Pope Francis has called for priests to be “pastoral rather than political” when faced with the question of who can receive communion. But what the holy father is perhaps unwittingly calling for is actually contrary to good pastoral care. At its heart it is a betrayal of the entire fold.
The statement “I don’t like abortion but I’ll defend someone’s right to choose it” is fundamentally flawed. That’s not my opinion, it is an objective fact
This is a question that has been discussed before Joe Biden, and will continue to be debated for the next four years of President Biden’s administration, and beyond. The question: Can we say that Joe Biden is a Catholic, given his vocal and active rejection of a core teachings of the Catholic faith—namely, and perhaps among other things, the Church’s teaching on abortion?
In a referendum vote, the people of Ireland have voted to repeal the 8th Amendment to their constitution, effectively clearing the way for legal abortion. This is yet another moment where the people, not a court, not a […]