Pope Francis has called for priests to be “pastoral rather than political” when faced with the question of who can receive communion. But what the holy father is perhaps unwittingly calling for is actually contrary to good pastoral care. At its heart it is a betrayal of the entire fold.
The Church is always in need of rebuilding and renewal. The Apostles were scattered at Gethsemane; only John, and the Holy Virgin were present at the cross. So many disciples abandoned Jesus when the Word […]
This is probably the one statement or question I hear most often in my experience in evangelization and apologetics. Coming in several forms, wrapped in a variety of moral claims, it goes something like this… […]