Analysis

Fake canon law goes on goin’ on

April 22, 2017 Edward N. Peters 2

Fr. James Keenan writing in Crux this week makes his own a question raised (last July, it seems) by Rocco Buttiglione in L’Osservatore Romano: “Is there any contradiction between the popes who excommunicated divorced and remarried persons and Saint John […]

Analysis

Papal Anti-Judaism?

March 14, 2017 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 3

A renowned Italian rabbi, Giuseppe Laras, recently wrote an open letter in response to developments within the Italian Biblical Association which he considers extremely problematic in terms of Jewish-Christian relations. In fact, he says that he is […]

The Dispatch

The Amazon Indult?

March 12, 2017 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 1

Many of us thought we were going to be safe from papal off-the-cuff remarks last week since the Pope and Curia were on their annual Lenten retreat. No such luck as we got treated to […]