As reported by CNA today, The Church is revising what the Catechism says about the Catholic Church’s teaching on the death penalty. Whereas the current version of paragraph 2267 of the Catechism states “Assuming that the guilty party’s identity and responsibility have been fully determined, the traditional teaching of the Church does not exclude recourse
Talk is cheap. Only actions have high value. That is universally true because talk doesn’t directly make change. Actions do. Talk I’m increasingly confused and frustrated by the Church’s modern rhetoric. Too often it seems to be an extension of the secular mind, rather than of Catholic thought. The secular world—particularly today—focuses on flavor-of-the-month issues.
To my genuine shock and surprise, the Holy Father has rejected a proposal by German bishops to allow Protestant spouses in inter-demoninational marriages to receive holy Communion. The global Church dodged a bullet on that one! But we are still left with a greater problem—the state of the Church in Germany, whose loud voice gets
In a referendum vote, the people of Ireland have voted to repeal the 8th Amendment to their constitution, effectively clearing the way for legal abortion. This is yet another moment where the people, not a court, not a handful of judges, but the people of Ireland have voted in favor of an objective, intrinsic evil that defies both God and
This cover of the NY Daily News really got under my skin. “They do royal weddings. We do school kids’ funerals.” Really? Where was the Daily News when a baby named Alfie Evans was basically sentenced to die by the British socialist healthcare system that liberals are in love with? The UK not only does
A liberal writer recently tweeted that he’d rather his daughter date a member of the MS-13 gang than a member of the Republican Party. This really shouldn’t surprise us, since most liberal thought is bases on senseless emotions, not in reason or reality.