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Leon J. Suprenant
Catholics who reject the Church’s teaching authority dismiss it as man-made—rules arbitrarily set forth by mere human agents. What enables us...
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...
Christopher Kaczor
In our cultural milieu, sexual activity is a healthy, normative part of life: ergo, celibacy must be at the root of sex abuse by priests. (...
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...
Steve Ray
We know the story: Jesus transformed a handful of bread and fish into enough food for a multitude . . . didn’t he? A contemporary spin on a...
Leon J. Suprenant
How should lay people relate to their bishops, especially if the bishop doesn’t seem to be in line with Rome? If he seems to have his head in...
Matthew E. Bunson
"Let us go forward," said the newly elected Pope Benedict XVI, a man supremely suited to face the challenges that lie ahead. Here are five key...
Ronald Rychlak
If the television networks are covering a Catholic event, it’s likely you’ll hear commentary from Fr. Richard McBrien.
Carl Olson
An examination of some of the attacks on Church teaching contained in Luke Timothy Johnson’s new book, The Creed: What Christians Believe and...
Leon J. Suprenant
Heresy isn't a nice word and so isn't used much these days. But the ranks of the Church today are rife with—let's face it—heretics. How do we...