Saturday, February 9, 2019
'The Pope' Tells The Tale Of A Roman Catholic Church With Coexisting Pontiffs: In his new book, soon to be a feature film, Andrew McCarten examines Popes Francis and Benedict XVI — and how having two living popes, for the first time in 600 years, has weakened the papacy.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Ad Orientem As A First Step Toward Spiritual Renewal - Crisis Magazine: Pope Francis and his pontificate go on trial February 21-24 when the heads of the world’s bishops’ conferences gather for a summit on “The Protection of Minors in the Church” after the fallout from clergy sexual abuse and its episcopal cover-up. Catholics worldwide are demanding real, structural reform that will prevent such scandals from ever …
Monday, February 4, 2019
The Pope's Stubborn Silence on the Persecution of Christians: Unfortunately, Pope Francis's stance on Islam seems to be coming from a fantasy world. 'Authentic Islam and the proper reading of the Koran are opposed to every form of violence', the Pope claimed, not quite accurately. It is as if all of the Pope's
Saturday, February 2, 2019
The ‘Taboo’ of Retirement for Catholic Priests: You’ve heard about physician shortages. But, Catholic priests? They are in a similar dilemma with fewer options to retire from their diocese. And, unlike medicine, priesthood is not a lucrative profession.