According to prosecutors, the very implausibility of the cardinal’s alleged crimes is an indication of their truth.
Benedict XVI was uniquely suited to off-the-cuff interviews. But others should not follow his example
Msgr. Anthony Figueiredo’s release of information on Theodore McCarrick suggests what a new era of whistleblowing might look like in the Church.
If Fulton Sheen had known that being buried in Peoria rather than New York would be advantageous for his own beatification, what would he have decided?
What does Mulroney imagine Chrétien and Desmarais can offer in trade for the release of the Canadian citizens imprisoned by Beijing?
The MMIWG;s view that Canada is an immoral conspiracy driven by genocidal hatred simply does not comport with Canada’s record, or how most Canadians understand our country.
We pay attention when the accused is a senator or head of the navy; what happens when it happens to the poor and vulnerable and unknown?
What Premier Kenney has done since the early 1990s is to change the parameters of the possible in politics.
It’s a phenomenon, the Jurassic Park assemblies. People gather because it is better to do something together, even if that is watching the big screen. There is something convivial about watching together, not at home but with others in the public square.
D-Day was understood across the Allied leadership as more a providential moment than a historic one. Or perhaps better to say that it was one of those moments in which the designs of Providence are more easily traced in history.
Forty years ago in Poland St. John Paul II strengthened the courage of his people. He told them that they no longer had to go along with what the party demanded. They could be free, and did not need the permission of the state to live as a free people.
Tiananmen Square remains a bloodstain on the heroic year 1989, a year of hope and freedom
There are burdens, often undeserved, that accompany every path in life. The priesthood is no exception, and the burdens of our life are not without blessings.
Liturgical time is what frees us from the prison of mere chronological time, of being trapped in history which is just one damned thing after another. We need to live God’s time, which is one holy thing after another.
There could be no justice in Europe without a free Poland on the map, and there could be no just accounting of Poland’s identity and mission without including its faith in God.
With the cathedra now in the central place, the entire architectural focus of the cathedral is on the bishop’s seat, including at the vast majority of Masses when he is not present.