An Open Letter to the Priests of the Catholic Church

Dear Fathers, my brothers in Christ: On Easter Sunday evening, I received a text message from one of your number, a close friend whose message was short and to the point: “The strangest day of […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Recovering the historical roots, true meaning of “social justice”

What can Catholic social thought tell us about how to order our political and economic relationships? Ever since at least Quanta Cura (1864) and Rerum Novarum (1891), Catholic social teaching has been reacting to and […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

The First and Everlasting King

The King of Kings Streaming Service: YouTube (Public Domain) USCCB Rating: NR MPAA Rating: NR Reel Rating: 5 out of 5 Directed by Cecil B. DeMille Written by Jeannie Macpherson Starring Jacqueline Logan, Joseph Schildkraut, […] Read the Whole Article at its...

Regina Caeli — Rejoicing in the Resurrection

By Stephanie Mann | Throughout Eastertide—starting on Easter Sunday and ending on the Seventh Sunday after Easter, Pentecost Sunday—the Regina Caeli is the Marian antiphon for Night Prayer (Compline). As an Anglican, Blessed… Read the Whole Article at its...

Cardinal Ranjith: Catholics Have Forgiven Easter Church Bombers

By Catholic News Agency | COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s Catholics have forgiven the bombers who struck their churches last Easter, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has said. Speaking at an Easter… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Rolheiser: Huge Stones and Locked Doors

Soren Kierkegaard, the Danish philosopher and theologian, once wrote that the Gospel text he strongly identified with is the account of the disciples, after the death of Jesus, locking themselves into an upper room in fear and then experiencing Jesus coming through...