"Even though we are contemplatives," says Sister Scholastica Radel of Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, "we don’t always see the result of our prayers. In the next life we’ll see the fruit that our sufferings and prayers have produced."
The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles (www.benedictinesofmary.org) of the Priory of Our Lady of Ephesus were established under the auspices of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1995. They later became independent of the Fraternity and re-located to Gower, Missourinear St. Joseph, in nort...
The time to carefully examine the ethics of human-robot interaction is now—before it becomes “the new normal.”
Professor Sherry Turkle, founder and
director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, has studied the
psychology of human interactions with computational artifacts since the 1970s.
In the nascent years of the 21st century, she argues, society has reached a
“Robotic Moment.” This crossroads is defined not by the actual manufacture of
relational robots, but by the fact man...
An interview with Father Daniel Utrecht, C.O., author of a biography of Cardinal Clemens August von Galen, who risked his life by speaking out against the Nazi regime.
Father Daniel Utrecht, C.O., is a priest of the Oratory of St Philip Neri, Toronto. He is a graduate of the University of Dallas (B.A., Philosophy), and the University of Toronto (Ph.D., philosophy). He joined the Oratory in 1980 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1985. Father Utrecht teaches in St Philip's Seminary, directed by th...
St. Paul lamented that his fractious converts in rowdy Corinth were divided. Today, we are living the crisis of division that caused him such grief.
In April 2016, Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England, issued a pastoral letter on the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia (the Pope’s apostolic exhortation on marriage) and re-affirmed the Church’s long-settled teaching: the div...
After a recent lawsuit from a former SNAP employee alleged kickback schemes with plaintiffs’ lawyers, the leadership of SNAP has abandoned ship
Years ago, a number of Catholic World Report articles argued the case that the group SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) whom the media has called upon repeatedly over the years as a reliable voice to bash the Catholic Church ov...