Sojourns with Schall

The Encyclical on Faith

July 7, 2013 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“There is no human experience, no journey of man to God, which cannot be taken up, illuminated and purified by this light. The more Christians immerse themselves in the circle of Christ’s light, the more […]

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The Pope and the Poor

March 18, 2013 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

The day following the election of the archbishop of Buenos Aires to the papacy, I must have received fifty e-mails from friends and family asking if I knew the man or had any comment on […]

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Jesus of Nazareth Completed

January 13, 2013 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“Jesus’ teaching is not the product of human learning, of whatever kind. It originated from immediate contact with the Father, from ‘face-to-face’ dialogue—from the one who rests close to the Father’s heart. It is the […]

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No New or Different Church

October 15, 2012 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“The Council Fathers neither could nor wished to create a new or different Church. They had neither the authority nor the mandate to do so. It was only in their capacity as bishops that they […]

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What Is America Today?

September 17, 2012 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

If we Americans listen to our own music, we hear that America is the land of the free and the home of the brave. We have purple mountains and amber waves of grain. “God bless […]