Elitism and anti-social behavior currently limit the appeal and efficacy of traditional Catholicism. The Traditional Latin Mass community has a bright future, but it needs to confront its failings so it can finally save a church in crisis.
Under cover of deep ecology, liberation theology has come in out of the cold. And it is gunning to even the score between the industrial West and the Third World.
In Europe, a disturbing trend of killing people who are not dying is taking hold. Let’s not let it happen again in America.
Frédéric Martel’s book, ‘In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy,’ proves to be an appalling exercise in smearing the Catholic Church in order to grind a personal and theological axes.
Did a minor tweak to the application of Roman Catholic law doom the formerly ubiquitous anchovy pizza? And, if so, what can that tell us about religion?
By ignoring the causes of the abuse crisis and refusing to address the McCarrick affair, the Vatican has undermined its credibility with a farcical summit.
All that is clear is that the Vatican and the Chinese Communist Party will work, behind closed doors, to select all future bishops in every Chinese diocese.
Ultimately, the core of the issue here is not about sex. Not substantially. It is about a degraded Vatican culture that supports men like Theodore McCarrick.
Washington Post religion reporter Julie Zauzmer explains the latest allegations against Catholics priests and how Church leadership has failed to respond.
The Catholic Church’s ‘pedophile priest’ scandal, which goes to the heart of the organization, is the wreckage of its doomed war on human nature.
Far from making life easier for Chinese Catholics, accepting Communist control of their bishops disheartens and oppresses them further.
The créche is an 800-year-old emblem of divinity ushered into time and history. It is a theological symbol, not a political one.
The personal tragedy of the Gard family and their dying baby elicited a spectacle of hypocrisy and grandstanding from Rome to DC.
If this is where the Vatican now makes its stand, then the most vulnerable members of society—which is to say all of us, at some point—are in trouble.
George Neumayr’s book, ‘The Political Pope,’ laments Francis’ embrace of liberalism and walks a fine line between just criticism and jeremiad.
Maybe ‘The Young Pope’s’ emphasis on doctrinal purity sounds like a supervillain to those outside the Catholic faith and to more than a few still claiming membership in the church.
How fortunate we are that at the time the calendar was fixed, there existed an institution with sufficient authority to disseminate it throughout the known world.
Pope Francis has sealed himself off in an ideological bubble harder and more impenetrable than the Popemobile.
Ben speaks with Rachel Kopec of the RSC about Congressional Hot Button Issues and about the Vatican’s Climate Encyclical with Ambassador Rooney.
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