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He Who Is

The God of Genesis is unlike all other gods By Anthony Esolen The first time I read the Hebrew of the first chapter of Genesis, I was stunned by something that I might have known already but never would have associated with the relation between God and his creation, as described by the sacred author. Before [...]

Is “Truth” Welcome in Today’s Catholic Universities?

"Academic Freedom" and the Tyranny of the Modern College Campus By Michael F. McLean, Ph.D., President of Thomas Aquinas College* Some of the titles read in the “Great Books” curriculum at the college. Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, president of Notre Dame University and signatory to the “Land O’Lakes Statement” in 1967 Last fall, [...]

Family as a Key to Reading His Pontificate and His Life

In the classroom, the Curia and the Papacy, Benedict treated all as members of a family By Andrea Gagliarducci Joseph Ratzinger, top right, is pictured with his family in a 1951 photograph. Next to the future Pope Benedict XVI is his brother, Georg. Seated are his sister, Maria, and his parents, Maria and Joseph. (CNS [...]

Archbishop Roche: “The Traditional Mass Must Go”

But are his reasons theologically sound? Archbishop Arthur Roche, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship in Rome By James Baresel Mass in the old rite Those who read the recent public statements made by Archbishop Arthur Roche, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, in his attempt to justify the changed [...]

Papal Counselor: “New stage of this pontificate begins”

Pope Francis enters the ninth year of his pontificate on March 13, and the coordinator of the Council of Cardinals, Cardinal Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga, told Rome Reports that one of the most difficult challenges has been getting financial entities related to the Vatican City State under control. Restructuring the Institute for the Works of Religion, known [...]

Pope Francis Interviewed on Italian TV

Pope Francis appeared on Italy’s RAI3 television station February 6 to respond to questions posed by host Fabio Fazio on the program “Che tempo che fa.” In the interview, Pope Francis lamented what he called a “culture of indifference” to the sufferings of migrants and the trafficked. “But what is done with migrants is criminal. To [...]

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