[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
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
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 Nation, The 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.
preparing the groundwork for this fall’s synod asks some hard-hitting questions
How can the Christian community give pastoral attention t...