$31,352 to go to meet our Challenge Grant, by December 1st. Your gift now will count twice!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

The Insights eNewsletter

World Youth Day: Successful

First appeared on 07/26/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

Pope Francis is currently at World Youth Day, where he was greeted by a million people. Of course there were prophecies of disaster in the media prior to the event. See Phil Lawler's City Gates commentary: Invisible people popping up in Rio.

Phil had earlier also made some predictions about what the Pope would talk about in the course of this trip. For that, see What to expect during the Pope's trip to Brazil.

More important, of course, is what the Pope actually is talking about. We have some of the earlier addresses, before his meeting with the young people:

Moving on to other issues, I was struck on Wednesday by an urban effort in the United States to control the use of Church property. Here's my take: Tangled Webs: Church and State in Springfield, Massachusetts.... [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

Putting Our Best Foot Forward 16 hours ago
Contentious Spirits, Beware! October 30
And here's another very old story: the secular media don't understand Catholic affairs October 29
How not to be persuasive October 29
Francis the Man, Francis the Pope October 28

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
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6