When Romans ask, ‘Where is today’s station church?’

The Vicariate of Rome organizes a Lenten tradition called the Stazioni Quaresimali, the “Lenten Stations.” In the romance languages, the word for Lent is...

The tiresome OMG-ification of our culture

How about you? Are you as tired of the OMG-ification of our culture as I am? Everywhere I turn, I seem to hear the phrase...

The domestic church and the 2015 synod

“God blessed them, and God said to them Be fruitful and multiply” (Gn 1:28). In God’s plan the family is the primordial institution of humankind. It...

Condemning use of the death penalty

I was heartened to read that the Holy See Permanent Observer at the United Nations, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, joined other international organizations in Geneva...

A transcontinental and spiritual journey

More consecrated persons are needed in the Catholic Church today. I am happy to be one of them. Each one of us has a unique...

LaSalle theologian to give Romero Lecture March 20

An innovative theologian and dynamic teacher, Dr. Maureen H. O’Connell, Chair of the Department of Religion at LaSalle University, will deliver the 15th annual...

An idea that should appeal to everyone, but doesn’t

Shrinking one’s carbon footprint should appeal to everybody: using fewer carbon products like petroleum or natural gas or coal. Anyone without a degree in...

Coptic martyrs’ testament to their faith

I think we were all appalled and shocked by the recent murder of some 21 Egyptian Copts killed on the shores of Libya recently....

Reflections on ‘San Valentino’ and love

On Valentine’s Day, I went with a few friends to light a candle in front of the relic of San Valentino in the Church...

Pope Francis and today’s technology

Theologian Vincent Miller has written a number of interesting articles and books about globalization and commodification in our contemporary world, touching often upon the...
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