Pope Francis Has Single-Handedly Destroyed Catholicism …or so you’d think if you got all your information about Catholicism from blog comboxes. Not surprisingly, Pope Francis has been in the news lately. The media jumped on his offhand comments about homosexuals, breathlessly reported on a letter he wrote to an atheist, and made much hay over an interview given by the Vatican’s […]
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The Catechist Pope I was planning to write a post today about intellectual virtue, but that plan was postponed when I received word that Pope Benedict XVI had made the historic decision to step down from the Chair of St. Peter at the end of this month. Surely there will be an outpouring of love and gratitude on […]
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Liturgical Abuse and Moral Corruption – Is There a Correlation? Efforts at living an upright, godly life and following the rules don’t always make life easy. We will inevitably encounter those who don’t appreciate compliance to civil or natural law as well as those who have contradictory impulses. We find vehement opposition and slander when we stand in support of our deeply held convictions in […]
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Pope Benedict’s True Legacy in Africa Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation has elicited a lot of reflection and commentary on the legacy of his pontificate on the Church as well as the world. Amidst all these, we have heard some of the unfortunate and unfavourable criticisms in the mainstream media, particularly on his work and mission in Africa. I call them unfortunate […]
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