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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 Threats and Trends"
Don Carlo Lorenzo Rossetti, a Fidei donum priest from the Diocese of Rome, has been based in Albania since 2003. He is Director of the “Redemptoris Mater” missionary seminary and he also …read more
Modern society does not permit and rejects, with the accusation of dogmatism, any personal decision that goes jenseits der Dinge (beyond the things). In a kind of “materialistic imposition“, …read more
The recent spate of legalization of same-sex marriages in a number of states in America is one more piece of evidence showing the growth of both legal and social approval of homosexuality. …read more
Here is the text of the address given by Cardinal Seán O'Malley of Boston at theNational Catholic Prayer Breakfast, held last week on May 13. * * * It is a great joy to be with you here today …read more
Here is the homily of Fr. Michael Drea, senior chaplain at Harvard University and pastor of St. Paul's Parish in Cambridge, given one week ago, Monday, May 12, at the Holy Mass in St. Paul's …read more