returned from visiting Croatia, where a controversial referendum was held on
December 1 amending the constitution to define marriage as a union of a man and
a woman. The results surprised many foreign observers: 66 percent of voters
were in favor of the proposal.
media outlets asserted that the campaign in support of the ...
Why is this basic principle of Catholic social teaching praised more than it is practiced?
is a basic principle of Catholic social teaching. Like other such
principles, it is praised more than practiced, because it is at cross
purposes with the outlook that now governs our public life.
springs from concern for man in all his dimensions. Each of us
participates in the human nature that is common to all. Each of us also
has his own will and destiny, and knows ...
Alyssa Bormes explains the catechetical possibilities skating right by us in the rink of life
The Duke of Wellington is reported to have said that the Battle of Waterloo was won long before on the playing fields of Eton. Alyssa Bormes
doesn't quite say that the Battle of Armageddon will have been won on
the backyard hockey rinks of Minnesota, but she's clear in her new book,
The president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center discusses the ACLU’s lawsuit against the US bishops over Catholic health care directives.
On Monday, December
2 the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed
a federal lawsuit against the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
on behalf of a woman who says that she did not receive adequate care at a
Catholic hospital after g...
Dom Alcuin Reid reflects upon what the landmark document on the liturgy did—and did not do—and what it has meant for Catholic worship.
years ago today, December 4, 1963, Pope Paul VI solemnly promulgated the Second
Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium.
To mark the 50th anniversary of this significant document, Catholic World
Report spoke with liturgical scholar and writer Dom Alcuin Reid, OSB, author