Challenge Grant: Our Boosters will match donations up to $45,000. We have $36,934 to go. Please donate!
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!

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The Church Moves On, Slowly 0 hours ago
Is Cardinal Kasper losing his grip? 5 hours ago
The Pope is not the problem October 23
Do not confuse sacramental discipline and Catholic doctrine. October 23
Ignatius Press into the Breach: Trumping the Kasper Proposal October 22

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Key synod report calls for 'gradualism' in Church response to irregular family situations CWN - October 13
As synod concludes, bishops issue message, approve document; Pope weighs in CWN - October 20
Cardinal Parolin: UN must protect innocents from Islamic State CWN - September 30
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6