Did We Really Need Vatican II?

July 24, 2014 Russell Shaw 0

Why did we need the Second Vatican Council? Did we need it at all? Hearing those questions, most Catholics who’ve thought about Vatican II would probably cite renewing and updating of the Church as solid […]


Three Deadly Ideas

July 23, 2014 Thomas M. Doran 0

Philosophy? Not for me, many insist. In fact, all of us have philosophies, whether we realize it or not, and whether we can describe them or not. Most have encountered the words Materialism, Nihilism, and […]


Recovering an Enchanted World

July 23, 2014 Anne Hendershott 0

For the child—and the adult who knows there is still a child in all of us—fairy tales reveal truths about ourselves and the world.  As psychologist Bruno Bettelheim stated in his extraordinary study, The Uses […]