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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Reflects on Pope Francis' Encyclical 'Laudato Si'
The First World War lingers in the memory as humanity's first encounter with industrialized killing on a mass scale. New weapons of the machine age obliterated forests, villages and fields - an entire way of life. This new type of war also deeply shaped the thinking of men who experienced it firsthand. Among them w...read more
Articles from section "Social Doctrine of the Church"
The following is an excerpt of a lecture given by Jesuit Father Dariusz Kowalczyk, dean of the faculty of theology of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. The lecture was delivered at …read more
European leaders have been called to act. More than 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to seek refuge in Europe from their conflict-torn homelands …read more
In an exclusive interview with ZENIT, Patriarch Fouad Twal speaks of Church reform and what he believes is needed. While noting that presently, the most talked about area of reform has to do …read more
Below is a translation of the Pope's address to the bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Bosnia and Herzegovina, this morning in the Vatican on the occasion of their visit “ad Limina …read more
Catholic social teaching can often be misinterpreted and therefore we need to return to its first principles, says Anthony Esolen, author of a recent book on the subject. “Reclaiming Catholic …read more