Strange Gods and New Idols

May 30, 2013 Russell Shaw 0

In one of his typically simple, direct, and forceful homilies, Pope Francis warned recently against idols and idolatry. “We have to empty ourselves of the many small or great idols that we have and in […]

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The “Acid Test” of a Bishop

May 29, 2013 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“The consequence of the love of the Lord is to give everything—exactly everything, even one’s own life—for Him: This is that which ought to distinguish our pastoral ministry. It is the ‘acid test’ that bespeaks […]


An Argument for Arguing Well

May 29, 2013 Mark P. Shea 0

As humans made in the image and likeness of God, we have a built-in desire to know what’s really going on and to trace all the little discoveries of what is really going on right […]