An interview with convert, author, apologist, evangelist, and former prisoner Russell Ford
Controversies with Coren
testimony is captivating, surprising, sobering, and, at times, rather
humorous. The following interview is much longer than most CWR features,
but we think readers will find his story, perspective, and insights
both challenging and encouraging. Also, Russell's recent appearance on
EWTN's "The Journey Home" can be vi...
Cardinal O’Malley’s boycott of Boston College’s graduation is both welcome and momentous.
By the grace of God, the recent
decision by Cardinal SeÁn Patrick O'Malley could be a turning point in Catholic
history, a collective epiphany on the road to Boston College. He has made it
entirely clear that he will not be attending the university’s annual
commencement, at which Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will be speaking. Boston
An interview with Cardinal Kurt Koch
On May 14, 1948, the
British occupation of Palestine ended and the State of Israel was
proclaimed. On the occasion of the 65th
anniversary of the founding of that State, Oliver Maksan of the international
Catholic charity “Aid to the Church in Need” (ACN) spoke with the president of
the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, Cardin...
The teachings of Vatican II, Paul VI, John Paul II, and the Catechism of the Catholic Church
“Social justice,” a term coined by
the Italian Jesuit Father Luigi Taparelli D’Azeglio (1793-1862), appeared in an
1894 curial document and a 1904 encyclical. Later, Pope Pius XI (1922-39) made
it part and parcel of Catholic social doctrine.
In perhaps the most succinct
description of the virtue, Pope Pius wrote in 1937 th...
Proposed legislation would legalize abortion when the mother’s life is at risk. But the measure is medically unnecessary, many Irish doctors say.
coalition government is pushing ahead with controversial plans to legalize
abortion despite growing opposition from within the medical community.
campaigners have also dismissed claims by Prime Minister Enda Kenny that the
draft law is limited in scope, saying it will lead to widespread abortion.