That Jesus taught His disciples to pray for the coming of the kingdom (Mt 6:9–13; Lk 11:2–4) long before they could fully understand its true nature has long intrigued me. Clearly, Jesus intends to lead […]
The distinguishing feature of the doctrine and the pastoral program of the Second Vatican Council is Trinitarian Christocentrism. The Council’s teaching on the nature of Sacred Liturgy, on the mystery of the Church, on the […]
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI. / Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk.
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 21, 2022 / 07:05 am (CNA).
In a new letter, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI characterizes the Second Vatican Council as “not only meaningful, but necessary.”Rele… […]
A procession of Council Fathers at the opening of Vatican II, Oct. 11, 1962. / Peter Geymayer via Wikimedia (public domain)
Denver Newsroom, Oct 18, 2022 / 09:00 am (CNA).
Sixty years ago this month, the Second Vatican Council brought together … […]
“All religions,” writes Pope Benedict XVI in the first volume of Jesus of Nazareth, “try in one way or another to lift the veil of the future. They seem important precisely because they impart knowledge […]
For more than forty years, Catholic liberal arts colleges have, to put it mildly, struggled to carve out a recognizable intellectual and educational place in the ever-shifting landscape of American higher education. That they have […]
“Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.” (Col. 3:21) The relationship between the preconciliar and postconciliar forms of Mass has become like a problematic marriage needing long-suffering, patience, goodwill, and hatred of […]