American Cardinal Raymond Burke, popularly seen as a leader of conservative backlash against Pope Francis, insists in a new interview that he’s not opposed to the pontiff because he “hasn’t done anything that contradicts [Church] teaching.”
The passion mystery helps me feel a more genuine joy on Easter morning: The death is over, and now comes the rising. We are people of the empty tomb, after all, and of the light that darkness has not overcome.
In our Saints Final Four, two of the key players in the earliest days of the Church square off, while the namesake of millions of Catholic boys and the saint who inspired the most popular Catholic on earth battle on the other side of the bracket.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he will sign the measure into law. Meanwhile, several governors banned state-funded trips to Indiana, and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked legislators for clarifying language.
The Easter Vigil marks the culmination of RCIA, a process of conversion and study in the Catholic faith for those who have never been baptized as well as those from other Christian denominations who want to come into full communion with the Catholic Church.
At the intersection of science and faith, the debate over the unborn is beginning to converge. And as technology advances, our society is put in the increasingly uncomfortable position of both affirming and denying the humanity of the unborn.
The goal of Robert Putnam's latest book is to awaken and inspire Americans to "save" young people from a future trapped in a spiral of fractured families, poor schooling, and a grim economic future that he says will cost taxpayers trillions of dollars. Yes, trillions.
Papal popularity can be a mixed blessing: Some cringe when a pope enjoys strong appeal in secular circles of opinion, for example. And then there's that sticky ecumenism issue. PLUS: Skirmishing over the Synod, and Cardinal Tagle and history.