Psychosis -- or Possession?
Psychiatrists as a group are generally not very open to, or knowledgeable about, the distinct possibility of demonic possession.
The Divine Comedy
Dante relied heavily on the philosophy of Aquinas in order to construct his epic. The
has been commonly referred to as the "
Is Pope Francis a Socialist?
This Pope has presented a challenge to American conservatives. Many have bristled or fretted over the first Jesuit pope's purportedly leftist leanings.
Those Hurtful Ads!
Those NOR ads are presumably supposed to be satirical, but they're actually insensitive, judgmental, mean-spirited and hurtful....
Through the ages, great ideas have frequently found their expression in great works of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
Muslims often claim that Islam is a misunderstood religion. This is partially true, insofar as many people do not understand the nature of Islam or what it teaches.
Biotechnology & Posthumanism
Technology may finally make us so unhappy we will begin to effectively criticize its consequences with the whole human good in mind.
The Trendy Atheists
Richard Dawkins and his ilk view Catholics as deluded faith-heads whose minds have been taken over by irrational superstitions.
Despite any attempts at reading the tea leaves of Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s past life, it's far from clear how he is going to handle becoming Pope Francis.
Same-sex marriage was the invention of the Emperor Nero, who had at least three such nuptials, one in which he played the bride.
The Problem of Evil
The Church is clear-eyed about the devil's existence and demands that we neither minimize nor exaggerate the danger he presents to our salvation.
New Age & Gnosticism
There's far more to this movement than the self-indulgent silliness of astrology, crystals, weird workshops, and the accompanying psychobabble.
Catholic Social Teaching
The same papal statements that criticize socialism also criticize capitalism, and for the same basic reason.
Pope would ‘never close the door’ on talks with IS
Says 'terrorism' also describes gov'ts striking unilaterally
Bishop: Must 'rekindle' commitment to end racism
Ricard: Return to passion shown in civil rights movement
Missouri archbishop: Reject 'false hope' of violence
Carlson urges, 'Begin creating the world you want to see'
'Ratzingerians' gather in St. Benedict’s birthplace
Norcia meetings examine 'cultural weakness' of the West
Obama, Archbp. Cupich meet to discuss immigration
Church to help migrants 'so they're not taken advantage of'
German bishops bending Church employment rules
Most aim to allow active homosexuals & remarried Catholics
Minnesota archdiocese sues insurance companies
Nienstedt: Lawsuits 'will encourage' insurers 'to help'
Pope in Strasbourg: Europe has become 'haggard'
Continent is a 'grandmother, no longer fertile and vibrant'
Pope: Europe must focus on dignity of persons
Develop a culture which links individual to common good
probes Vatican's new top prosecutor
Finds American Jesuit was involved in notorious abuse case
Prominent Muslims welcome Pope’s Istanbul visit
Pope can help others 'understand Islam in the right way'
Benedict XVI retracts pro-Kasper ideas in 1972 essay
Paragraphs omitted in new book to stop abuse of his words
Cancelled Oxford debate triggers national row
Commentators expand on free speech issues, feminism
Spain police arrest priests in pedophilia inquiry
Archbp. of Granada had removed several from their duties
Pope uses simplified rite to create six new saints
Thousands from India celebrate two Indians, four Italians
features debate on priestly celibacy
Asks 'How would the Church change?' plus usual canards
Cdl. O’Malley announces outreach to immigrants
Charities offer multilingual info, legal consultation
Pope adds Cdl. Napier to Synod leadership group
Seen as gesture underlining commitment to open discussion
Detroit archdiocese bars New Ways Ministry speaker
Group’s public stands incompatible with Church teaching
Cdl. Sarah made head of congregation for liturgy
His appointment is 'unlikely to herald any innovations'
Vatican conf. looks at autism spectrum disorders
Array of experts aims to craft 'a message of hope and joy'
China proposal to Vatican: Joint bishop-appointing
Vatican hope for cancelling CCPA 'doesn’t appear likely'
Cardinal Zen: Asia's biggest threat is atheism
'Human values can be salvaged only by preaching Gospel'
USCCB welcomes immigrant-deportations deferral
Asked Obama Admin. to do everything within its authority
Russian patriarch: Europe’s secularism ‘apocalyptic’
Kirill: Countries have given up their Christian identity
Knights donate $2M for Middle East refugee housing
Permanent homes to be constructed in Kurd-controlled area
India mulls bill allowing midwives to do abortions
Persistent pro-abortion lobbying efforts push expansion
Müller: Attacks on marriage are 'suicide of humanity'
CDF head warns of 'final step from which there's no return'
Pakistani Church demands investigation of murders
Charter seeks to curb the misuse of blasphemy laws
Groups hold Thanksgiving-theme immigration rally
Focus on role of immigrants in putting food on our tables
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