Letter from Rome

There was no personal greeting from Pope Francis during a recent visit by New Ways LGBT pilgrims to Rome; the Vatican did not even properly acknowledge them.

Unity, Not Uniformity

When Paul VI celebrated the liturgy in Italian, it was a pledge to future generations that the church and her liturgy would lean toward outreach and mission.

Papal Economics

Catholic social teaching has always staked out a middle-ground position that opposes both the excesses of collectivism and laissez-faire individualism.

Clerical Errors

Amid what the media has presented as a general feeling of optimism about the papacy of Francis, there are some matters that remain causes of concern among American...

What Christians Owe Jews

Christianity is in profound self-contradiction when it is anti-Judaic; when Christianity does not love the Jews, it corrupts its love of Jesus Christ at the core.

Let Your Heart’s Marrow Speak to You

Examine your conscience, sit at your mind’s judgment seat, don’t spare yourself, examine yourself, let your heart’s marrow speak to you (loquatur...

Sought Even After Being Found

“Seek his face always” (Ps 104[105]:4). What does this mean? I know that it is good for me to cling to God (Ps 72[73], 28), but if he is always being...

Unequal Shares

Because these things happen by the grace of God through Jesus Christ our Lord, in this prophecy the Savior himself adds his voice to that of his Body. I think it...

Christ in the Flood of Human Mortality

“He shall drink of the torrent on the way; therefore shall he lift up his head” (Ps 109[110]:7). Let us consider what it means that he drinks from the...

And the Word Became My Neighbor

“Behold,” it says, “I have greatly desired your commandments: in your righteousness give me life” (Ps 118[119]:40). With all my heart, with...

And the Word Was Made Grass

“Man’s days are as grass” (Ps 102[103]:15). Let a man note what he is, let him not be proud: “Man’s days are like grass.” Why is...

And the Word Was Made Syllables

There is a single message [sermo] of God spread throughout all the Scriptures, a single Word [Verbum] sounding through the many mouths of the holy. Although this...
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