April 24, 2014 4:46 PM Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism By Thomas Van
For as long as atheism has existed as a significant intellectual movement, there have been attempts by atheists to psychoanalyze religious belief – to explain it or explain it away not with regards to its inherent truth or...
April 10, 2014 5:05 PM What Bishop Jugis did NOT say about Sister Jane Dominic's talk By Phil Lawler
Charlotte’s Bishop Peter Jugis has finally issued a statement regarding the unseemly controversy at Charlotte Catholic High School. In that statement the bishop clearly affirms the teachings of the Catholic Church. But he does not...
April 24, 2014 Relax; the Pope didn't change Church teaching with a phone call By Phil Lawler
At times, rather than reporting all the known facts about a news story, it would be easier to report all the things we don’t know. The Pope’s telephone conversation with a woman in Argentina is a conspicuous example. We know that Pope...
April 21, 2014 Easter with the Pope
I'm out of the office during Easter week, on what might be called Very Light Duty—looking in on CatholicCulture.org but not doing as much as usual. So rather than worry about sending the regular Tuesday and Friday Insights...
- Confusion swirls around Pope's phone message on divorce and Communion
- Honduran cardinal sees increasing curial opposition to Pope Francis
- Will Pope-emeritus Benedict attend Sunday canonizations?
- High court in Philippines rejects parts of Reproductive Health bill
- Bishop describes kidnapping, narrow escape from death, in Central African Republic
- Australian prelate on abuse: ‘as a Church we have failed terribly’
- Annual Vatican message to Buddhists emphasizes fraternity
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Easter: April 24th
"Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, 'Peace be with you!'" The Gospel tells of an appearance of Jesus in the Cenacle on the very day of His resurrection. The newly baptized (neophytes) and all Christians with them, must live... More
Includes prayers, readings, family activities and recipes for the day.
April 22, 2014 Easter: Fifty Days of Rejoicing By Jennifer Gregory Miller
The Lord has risen from the dead, as he said; let us all exult and rejoice, for he reigns for all eternity, alleluia. (Entrance Antiphon, Monday within the Octave of Easter) After Lent's forty days of preparation for...
April 09, 2014 The Surprising Implications of Man’s Natural Ends By Dr. Jeff Mirus
Recently I’ve revisited the massive shakeup of Catholic theology occasioned by Henri de Lubac’s remarkable study Surnaturel (French for "supernatural"), published just after the close of World War II. The whole...