In the wake of the publication of Pope Francis’s encyclical letter Laudato Si’ and of the Pope’s recent speeches in Latin America, many supporters of the capitalist economy in the West might be forgiven for thinking that His Holiness has something against them.
As Catholics, we shouldn’t be mindless consumers of popular culture. Love Good Music gives us the chance to experience music that resounds with meaning, rather than reinforces society’s emphasis on cheap thrills.
The Holy Father Pope Francis' released Laudato Si', his ecological encyclical on "Care For Our Common Home". Here is selecting of quotes from the encyclical.
Once the sense that there is objective good and evil has been attenuated, as it largely has been in our society, the only categories we have left are psychological ones
Police in Italy using forensic technology have created what they say is an likeness of Jesus as a young child from data compiled from the Shroud of Turin.
I was born a restless child and never faltered from my constant busyness into adulthood. The restlessness within was twofold: One, I tended toward generalized anxiety (e.g., fear of everything), and two, I grew up in a household rife with inconstancy and unexpected strife. To their credit, my parents raised my brother and me with rhythm and routine, but my brother’s burgeoning psychological diagnoses during early adolescence hurled the rest of us into a steady stream of uncertainty and panic.
What can we learn about modern social media from an innovator at the beginning of the media age, Ven. Fulton Sheen
Two news items from last week put me in mind of St. Irenaeus and the battle he waged, nineteen centuries ago, against the Gnostic heresy. The first was the emergence of Bruce Jenner as a “woman” named Caitlyn, and the second was a “shadow council” that took place in Rome and apparently called for the victory of a theology of love over John Paul II’s theology of the body.
A new social media trend has been going around called the "#CharlieCharlieChallenge", the point of which is to "summon a Mexican demon" for the purpose of divination.
The Holy League is a new network of parish-based fraternities of men dedicated to the Blessed Sacrament and returning to the state of grace.