August 28, 2015 5:14 PM News Posturing: How the dramatis personae use each other By Dr. Jeff Mirus
One of the reasons following the news is often so depressing is that so many of the situations that receive publicity are characterized by deep moral flaws. When I spoke about developing a “theology of the news” in a recent...
August 28, 2015 3:18 PM The intractable practical problems with the Kasper proposal By Phil Lawler
We all know that “the Kasper proposal” will be front and center in the October discussions of the Synod of Bishops. But what is the Kasper proposal, exactly? Cardinal Walter Kasper has suggested opening a “penitential...
August 31, 2015 Final Liturgical Year volume for 2014-2015 now available By Dr. Jeff Mirus
The final ebook for the 2014-2015 liturgical year has been released in our ebooks download area. The sixth volume overall in the annual series, Ordinary Time Completed rounds out the current liturgical year, taking you right up to...
August 28, 2015 Every Aspect of the Catholic Thing
CatholicCulture.org prides itself on being comprehensive. We try to take every aspect of Catholicism and the Church into account in forming our judgments and informing our readers. I hope you will help us keep doing this, because we...
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Ordinary Time: September 1st
God's great work is the creation and redemption of the world wrought through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The one essential work in which we are all callled to participate is God's transforming love. According to the... More
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August 25, 2015 Monica and Augustine: Glimpsing into the Unity and Vastness of Marriage and Family By Jennifer Gregory Miller
As we reach the end of August, two of my favorite late August feast days are of Saints Monica and Augustine. Last year I discussed the familial example these mother and son pair provide. This year I have been dwelling further on...
August 29, 2015 Church Fathers: The Third Century and the School of Alexandria By Thomas Van
The situation of Christianity in its third century was quite different from the second. The old paganism was in decline, not just because of the spread of Christian faith but because of other shifts in Greco-Roman culture. A number of...