Religion and Society

During his visit to the United Kingdom, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI reflected on the importance of religion in society. The fundamental questions at stake in Thomas More’s trial continue to present themselves in ever-changing terms as new social conditions emerge. Each generation, as it seeks to advance the common good, must ask anew: what are … More Religion and Society

The Message of Fatima

Written by then Cardinal Ratzinger for L’Osservatore Romano Weekly Edition in English on 28 June 2000. “To save souls” has emerged as the key word of the first and second parts of the “secret”, and the key word of this third part is the threefold cry: “Penance, Penance, Penance!” The beginning of the Gospel comes to mind: … More The Message of Fatima

A Conversion Story

This article was written by Joshua Dotson. So I’ve been going through RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) since November. I came in a little late. Quite honestly I learned some from RCIA but I learned most about the Catholic faith from books I own. The Baltimore Catechism led me to the Catholic faith. … More A Conversion Story

Surviving Evil

From Ven. Fulton Sheen radio sermon given in 1947 As Christians we must realize that a moment of crisis is not a time of despair, but of opportunity. We were born in crisis, in defeat – the Crucifixion. Once we recognize we are under Divine Wrath, we become eligible for Divine Mercy. The very disciplines of … More Surviving Evil

Why Fasting?

This article was written by Zak Portelli. Lent is just hours away, we begin to prepare ourselves for ash Wednesday, and as usual one begins to hear people coming out with their own theories about what fasting and abstaining is. You might have come across that “enlightened” Christian, who sounds as if he/she is vegetarian … More Why Fasting?