Cardinal Tamkevicius has now joined that great procession of cardinals from behind the Iron Curtain who proved worthy witnesses in one of the great persecutions of the Church in history.
As the synod comes to the end of its first week, the central outcome is still in the balance.
Pope Leo XIII was inspired by the spirit of Newman; the same spirit that influenced Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. A spirit of truth, boldness, and tradition.
The call to become a bishop can be a burdensome blessing and fewer men are responding “yes”.
The Rhinoceros Party’s return in the federal campaign is worthy of applause because every election needs its clown car.
Trudeau could have said sorry and let Jagmeet Singh decide how to handle the brownface scandal publicly. But the PM didn't want it done backstage; he wanted the spotlight.
With the "blackface" make-up photo of Justin Trudeau comes the hope for an end to the mud-slinging politics that have covered the election campaign to date, writes Fr. Raymond.
Should Canadian politicians be apologetic for wearing their religion on their sleeves? While religiosity does influence voting behaviour in Canada, it is overcome by other identity factors.
During a gathering of the Cardus collective in the Steel City this week, Father Raymond de Souza finds cutting edge sculpture, a God-shaped hole in newspaper church coverage, and a study that strips away myths about eating red meat.
Father Raymond de Souza wonders what spirit moves the public board of education in Brockville, Ontario to block an empty building’s sale to a private religious group.
Measuring disadvantage directly rather than using race makes sense. And it is a sign of progress.
Editor-In-Chief Fr. Raymond de Souza looks to Prince Harry and Meaghan Markle’s decision to have a maximum of two children for the sake of the planet.
The canonization of Newman should not lead to the temptation of turning this Saint into a gentle, Victorian house cat.
This Sunday in Rome, Pope Francis will declare John Henry Newman to be a saint, raising to the altars the most noble exemplar of the distinctive genius of English Catholicism.
The soon-to-be saint relentlessly sought the Truth, and he had the courage to follow where it led.
Timothy Schmalz's 'Angels Unawares' is a massive work including 140 figures representing migrants and refugees from throughout history.