The whole affair is an astonishing revelation of how far our society has fallen from any notion of decency and good-will.
Brian Holdsworth discusses liturgy and whether or not God cares how we worship him.
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.
The inquisition existed to protect people from unjust persecution by ignorant and uninformed authorities.
Notre Dame, and other buildings like it, are left over from an age that believed something fundamentally different about art and design.
If sins are wrong and God made us and the universe according to a certain intelligibility whereby his mind and intention is revealed to us through nature, why did he make some sins feel so good?
There are more constructive ways to address the crisis than the cycle of blame we seem to be caught in.
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?
Does the Church need to change to be more inclusive?
It can be difficult distinguishing between constructive and destructive dissent in the Catholic Church in a time of scandal and outrage.