Jeffrey A. Mirus
We live in an age of diversity, say the arbiters of the cultural zeitgeist. Many Catholics are only too familiar with the concept, so much so...
Fr. Brian Harrison O.S.
Did the Second Vatican Council’s Decree on Ecumenism change the centuries-old Tradition that the only path to salvation is through the Church?...
Joanna Bogle
In October 2009, Pope Benedict XVI announced an ecumenical initiative that rumbled throughout the Christian world: He invited Anglicans...
Anthony E. Clark
Catholics in the West often take the freedom to practice their faith for granted. That would be unthinkable for Catholics in China, who have...
Russell Shaw
Media is more effective when it entertains and when it appeals to people’s emotions.The great temptations in journalism are to sink to the...
Karl Keating
For some, breaking away from the Church may be the first step to becoming a good Catholic. From 2001.
Fr. Ray Ryland
What authority did Jesus give to Peter himself? How to understand the difference between the Catholic and Orthodox positions. From 1997.
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Are Baptists the real practitioners of first-century Christianity? The claim is that early Christians were members of independent, self-...
Jeffrey A. Mirus
The latest abuse scandals struck the Church like a tsunami, leaving many of the faithful reeling from renewed accusations of cover-up and...
Russell Shaw
For American Catholics, the last decade—marked by scandal, cover-ups, and fierce division—oft seems the worst of times. But it’s arguable that...