The Dispatch

First the diagnosis, then the cure

August 14, 2021 Thomas M. Doran 20

Fewer Catholics are attending Mass. Fewer Catholics accept the Church’s teaching about the Eucharist, about the sanctity of unborn life, about the Christian’s responsibility to the poor and suffering, about marriage, about Jesus as the […]

Sojourns with Schall

The Subjective Church

February 26, 2017 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

I. In all institutions we find a difference between what the constitutions or authorized descriptions define them to be and what they turn out to be in practice. We hear of two constitutions—one “written” and […]