O GOD OUR CREATOR,
from your provident hand we have received
our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
You have called us as your people and given us
the right and the duty to worship you, the only true God,
and your Son, Jesus Christ.
Through the power and working of your Holy Spirit, More…
Notre Dame Philosophy Professor Gary Gutting stated in a New York Times op ed that “The immorality of birth control is no longer a teaching of the Catholic Church.”
“It may be objected,” Gutting wrote, “that, regardless of what individual Catholics think, the bishops in fact exercise effective control over the church. This is true in many respects, but only to the extent that members of the church accept their authority. Stalin’s alleged query about papal authority More…
What if Catholic charities ceased to exist in this country?
If the government does not rescind the HHS Mandate, it is conceivable that the Church would be forced to shut down universities and hospitals many Catholic health services that provide affordable healthcare to thousands of Americans would likely follow suit.
How could the government allow that to happen? More…
By now, everyone’s familiar with Jefferson Bethke’s viral, “I hate religion but love Jesus,” video, which has now surpassed 16 million views on Youtube. The controversial rap-style poem provoked a plethora of video responses from Christians and atheists, and a few comical comebacks, like this one:
“When a culture attempts to suppress the dimension of ultimate mystery, and to close the doors to transcendent truth, it inevitably becomes impoverished and falls prey, as the late John Paul II so clearly saw, to reductionist and totalitarian readings of the human person and the nature of society.” – Pope Benedict XVI