On paper, Vos estis is a revolution greater than that of Sacramentorum sanctitatis tutela in 2001.
A week after Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI released his essay on the sexual abuse crisis, the wounded Church of Santiago must set its priorities straight.
Pope Francis is not guilty of heresy, in part due to the fact his teaching style is not sufficiently clear as to sustain such a charge.
Benedict’s essay expresses and contributes toward a new moment in the life the Church, where it is possible to speak broadly and deeply about the sexual-abuse crisis.
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.
We have spoken out loud when we see that the rights of the people are violated, or an injustice is done to any person or any sector. We speak the truth to power!
The economic problem with a 'tax on everything' is that it leaves few options outside of the 'everything' for consumers to make changes in their behaviour
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.
No Catholic cleric in the 1970s could have more powerfully made the argument that the pro-life movement was the proper successor to the civil rights movement for progressives and liberals.
Measurements need to be based on constant standards. In a world of changing standards, how do we measure the good life?
Under Father Hesburgh, and continued by his successors, Notre Dame was clearly pro-life but chose not to use its prestige to that end in the public square.
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.
Vanier founded a human movement, rooted in the Biblical conviction that the deepest meaning of being human is discovered in God’s revelation that we are made in His image and likeness.
This Good Friday, will we feel – at the moment that the death of Jesus on the cross is liturgically commemorated – that something greater than Notre Dame has been lost?
To contend with God’s purposes is a perplexity that serves Him, for His purposes then occupy our minds and hearts.