THE PRIMACY OF MERCY — OR THE END OF MERCY ?
Monica Migliorino Miller
The Culture of Life may be advanced by the Holy Father’s innovation, but he has forged an unsettling theological path to take us there.
WHEN A SACRAMENT WAS MANIPULATED FOR POLITICAL GAIN
Anne Barbeau Gardiner
Pope Francis isn't satisfied with the reductionism that narrows the Catholic ethic of life to "no abortion," or the Catholic teaching on the family to "no same-sex marriage."
MIRACLES, MEDALS & AUDIOTAPE
A review of A Different Kind of Cell: The Story of a Murderer Who Became a Monk
CHRISTIAN POLITICIANS & CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
James M. Jacobs
As members of society, we are bound to uphold the order of justice; as members of the Church, we are bound to uphold the order of charity.
Thomas M. McKenna
Review of The Death of Innocents
OVERCOMING MY RESISTANCE TO FACE THE FACTS
The murder of a priest-pederast puts in bold relief the behavior of many of our bishops.
The Oklahoma City bomber and his 168 victims are going straight to heaven -- so says Fr. Ron Ashmore.
ON THE NEW FACE OF PACIFISM
David C. Stolinsky
AN APPEAL TO REASON
Mark W. Roche
LOOKING BEYOND THE USUAL POINTS OF DEBATE
The criminal-justice system awkwardly carried into the 20th century vestiges of the remote, far less complex society in and for which it was conceived.
John R. Vile
DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN INNOCENT & GUILTY HUMAN LIFE
If the Seamless Garment links the sparing of innocent human life with the sparing of guilty human life (the murderer or invader of the household or the invader of the country) then the Garment is full of seams.
- Karl Keating