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In an exclusive excerpt from Eleven Cardinals Speak on Marriage and the Family: Essays from a Pastoral Viewpoint, the archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria addresses challenges facing marriage from the perspective of African Christianity.

[Editor’s note: The following is an exclusive excerpt from the book Eleven Cardinals Speak on Marriage and the Family: Essays from a Pastoral Viewpoint, which will be published by Ignatius Press September 15. The book also includes contributions by Ca...

The collected essays in "C.S. Lewis and His Circle" demonstrate the importance of lively debate and robust discussion of serious questions

Should the opportunity ever arise to do a bit of time-traveling – say, if a police call-box materialized in front of me – I’d be inclined to ask for just a short hop back, to Oxford in the 1940s, where (aided by a ring of invisibility) I could sit in on an Inklings meeting in C.S. Lewis’s Magdalen College rooms, or a Tuesday-morning gathering at the Eagle & ...

Vatican II instituted the Synod of Bishops in order to provide, more adequately and more effectively, for the increase of the Faith and the maintenance of discipline in the particular Churches

Since the 2014 Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops a growing theological divide has become apparent. This divide, evident among a small minority of cardinals and bishops present (and not present) at the Extraordinary Assembly, has been recognized through their views on how to “pastorally” apply Catholic teaching regarding marriage, family and sexual rela...

Because Hollywood secret agents are part of a special circle beyond the rules, we are oddly comfortable watching spies do things we wouldn't want to see a policeman do

Spy films have routinely titillated American audiences at least since the Cold War, and this year is no exception, with Mission Impossible: Rogue NationThe Man from U.N.C.L.E.Ame...

An interview Joseph Prever about his experiences as a celibate, gay Catholic and the Church’s pastoral care for those with same-sex attractions.

A document preparing the groundwork for this fall’s synod asks some hard-hitting questions about homosexuality:

How can the Christian community give pastoral attention t...

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