The question of “who owns the Church” has had a stormy history in Catholic America, although the terms of reference have changed considerably over time.
Visiting the 'station churches' in Rome added new perspective on Lent.
Applying the truths of the faith to the complexities of life is not a matter of logic alone... But if they stretch truth to the breaking point, they’re unlikely to be pastorally effective.
It does Pope Francis no good service to demean his two predecessors as rigid ideologues.
Catholic higher education is uniquely positioned to do something about these twinned problems of historical amnesia and political-cultural corruption.
The Al Smith Dinner has become the Al Smith Embarrassment. It’s time to give thanks for what it once did – and then give it a decent burial.
The Republic is in deep trouble.
Recent remarks by the Vatican’s Secretary of State have fueled speculation about a possible exchange of diplomatic representation between the Holy See and the People’s Republic of China.
Québec, a flourishing Catholic region for centuries, is now Catholicism’s empty quarter in the Western Hemisphere.
The Catholic Difference
by George Weigel
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