Watch Brian Holdsworth's video about how we should respond to the disappointment that is caused by the scandals and moral failures of our spiritual leaders.
Nearly 55 years ago, Tolkien offered a prophetic message on having unwavering belief despite grave scandal in the clergy: a beautiful hymn on the Faith and Eucharist, a sorrowful lament on scandal and sin.
What does the leader of one of the largest organizations on Earth and shepherd to a flock of over one billion faithful make in a year? It might surprise you to learn the salary that comes with the responsibility of being the Supreme Pontiff.
Prior to the sexual revolution, our society had a certain legal and moral consensus on sexual behaviour. Then certain factions in society started pushing for a cultural shift that produced the sexual revolution based on a desire to liberalize sexuality in western society.
The inquisition existed to protect people from unjust persecution by ignorant and uninformed authorities.
There’s this narrative out there that says that science arose in Christian Europe in spite of the antagonism of the religious authorities against reason. It portrays the scientific revolution as the inevitable triumph of reason over superstition.
Should you marry someone with different beliefs? If you do, what impact will that have on your relationship long-term, and how will you deal with those differences?
Notre Dame, and other buildings like it, are left over from an age that believed something fundamentally different about art and design.
All too often, the Church tries to reach out to youth with attempts to be relevant. But these attempts almost always come off as out of touch, desperate pandering.
It can be difficult distinguishing between constructive and destructive dissent in the Catholic Church in a time of scandal and outrage.