We are underfunded by over 50% this month. $17,794 short—a serious deficit. Your support needed NOW!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

The Insights eNewsletter

A Day to Reconsider

First appeared on 01/22/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

As we in the United States commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the arrival of legal abortion, it is certainly a day to think hard about our priorities and our prayers.

One irony is that so many around the world are focused on what the United States will do about gun control, a problem not even remotely in the same league as abortion. Phil Lawler has noticed the absurdity of the Vatican Press Director's pronouncements on this, especially right now: A Vatican spokesman's misguided statement on gun control.

Another very interesting story in the news is the Lutheran reaction to the idea of a Lutheran Ordinariate, like the Anglican Ordinariate. These ordinariates put ecumenism and its fruits in a whole new light.

The idea was floated by the (relatively) new Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Providentially, I was writing an In Depth Analysis on the Prefect even as the story was being posted. Contrary to some bizarre claims, he is doing great so far: Mythbusters: Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the CDF.... [more content for subscribers]

There's much more! Sign up to receive Insights!

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

The best argument against the 'celibate gay Catholics' 6 hours ago
Church Fathers: St. Polycarp and St. Papias January 24
On News Both Good and Fun January 23
Guess who thinks Pope Francis shouldn't give so many interviews? January 23
A rare “win” in the Venerable League: Laity 4, Priests and Religious 3 January 23

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals CWN - January 5
In ‘state of the world’ address, Pope decries ‘throwaway culture’ CWN - January 12