Volume Two of de Lubac's "Vatican Council Notebooks", recently published Ignatius Press, is filled with endless detail, much drama, and many surprises.
Last year I had the pleasure of reading and reporting to our readers on the first volume of Henri de Lubac’s memoirs of the Second Vatican Council. With
A British writer claims Pope Francis “steadily filling the College of Cardinals with moderate pastors rather than doctrinal ideologues.” This is, of course, a standard journalistic trope. It’s also fake history.
Speaking of public policy debates, Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said that, while everyone had a right to his opinion, no one had a right to his own facts. Something similar might be said about today’s debates within the Church: everyone has a right to their opinion about the state of Catholicism in 2017, but no one has a right to invent their own Church history.
Ten years ago, election-related violence tore Kenya apart. This year, the country’s Catholic bishops are demanding that all involved ensure a peaceful and credible election.
Sojourns with Schall
As political tensions rise nationwide in Kenya, just months ahead of general
elections, the country’s Catholic bishops are not sitting comfortably in their
The East Africa nation is set to head to the polls in August, the sixth election
since the adoption multi-party democracy in the 1990s.
On the 1970s, Paul Ehrlich, overpopulation, and why poverty is mostly caused by bad ideas and lack of virtue, not lack of resources.
Back in the early 1970s, in the heyday of unceasing rancor over Humanae Vitae, a great number of books were published that prophesied disaster for the human race. Among the most famous was Paul Ehrlich’s widely read The Population Bomb. At that ti...
An interview with Carlo Cardinal Caffarra about "Amoris Laetitia", the reasons for the dubia, criticisms of the 4 Cardinals, and "the division among shepherds"
Editor's note: The following interview was originally published in Il Foglio by...