Secularism and Modernity
A critic of the temporal power of the pope, Ignaz von Döllinger is sometimes portrayed as an early “liberal” Catholic. That label only partly fits.
The synod comes at a time when a huge gulf has opened up between the teaching of the church on sex, marriage, and the family and the practice of many Catholics.
That the death of God involves the death of Man is Christian doctrine, a fact of which Nietzsche seems not to have been aware.
The presence of the Amish in America poses a conundrum: How do a people who espouse a slow and simple way of life not only survive but thrive in a hypermodern world?
One of David Bentley Hart's deeper points is that the major theistic religions do indeed have something in common when they say “God.”
When even the pope wonders aloud whether it's appropriate for him to judge, you begin to see the difficulty of deciding what "true Christians" ought to believe.
We asked some younger Catholics, themselves just setting out in life, to compose responses to the stories in our symposium.
A special symposium, in which we asked parents to reflect and recollect on their experiences and challenges of raising their children as Catholics.
The spirituality at the heart of each child cries out to be nourished; helping children develop their sense of wonder through play will go far in this regard.
Our backgrounds were different, but our Catholic identity ran deep, with Irish-Catholic roots spreading in almost every direction.
Every poll shows the nonreligiously affiliated—now called “nones”—increasing in number. That number includes all my grown children. But it wasn’t always this way.