A “Son of the Church,” Francis Confounds Both the Right and the Left by Michael J. Nader Some on the political left claim that Pope Francis shares their economic views. CNN ran a piece claiming that the Pope is the “best friend” of the labor movement, and that his speeches sound like those of a “fiery […]
The National Catholic Register reports how Pope Benedict XVI wrote a letter dated April 21, 2015 that endorses Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone’s new book on Catholic social teaching, La Fede e il Bene Commune: Offerta Cristiana Alla Società Contemporanea (Faith and the Common Good: The Christian Proposal to Contemporary Society). I was excited to see what the […]
I am deeply moved by this blog post. While I wrote about my daughters hypothetically being homosexual, here is a grown man who is struggling with that reality within himself. I’m moved by his honesty. It’s a blessing to come across his blog and read about his journey. I pray that Griffin Whitely will grow […]
I nearly cried when I read how Pope Francis saw himself as the sinful tax collector Matthew called by Jesus to follow him. He referred to Caravaggio’s painting The Calling of Saint Matthew and had this to say: “It is the gesture of Matthew that strikes me: he holds on to his money as if to […]
Justified by Faith: Paul and Baptism (Baptism in Depth). The above link is a great post on Baptism. I’ve taken Baptism for granted and did not realize that there are some Christians who believe it is not necessary. This is a good reference if I ever do Catholic apologetics.