ISOLATION HELPED TO PRESERVE IDENTITY & FIDELITY
While the Church across Western Europe suffered reform gone wild, Poland was isolated enough to preserve her identity and fidelity.
A review of A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century
Why would Pope Francis form a group to study the composition of the 1968 encyclical if the intent is not to fundamentally change its message?
Karol Wojtyla cofounded a theater in which scenery, costumes, technical and visual effects, even acting, were kept to a minimum: a “theater of the word.”
CHRIST & NEIGHBOR
John C. Cort
It is because of this intimate connection between the Eucharist and the remarried person’s prior marriage, that reception of the Eucharist must be refused.
DEEPER INTO THE HEART OF DOGMA
L. Brent Bozell
In February 1931, Jesus appeared to Faustina with a message that launched the mission for which he had been preparing her from the beginning.
Are we only drive-bound or are we at the constant call of drives yet able to be their sovereign: moral and spiritual masters of our particular lives?
George William Rutler
Newspapers, confined to messages in black and white, often think in black and white and do not perceive true, profound traditionalism.
In the well-to-do sections of Managua, the Pope’s picture may be seen displayed proudly on the doors of houses, in any number of windows.
PRIVATE PROPERTY, SÍ; THE FREE MARKET, NO
Let us consider the free-market principle that competition should be the governing factor of the economic order.
Any serious effort to free American Roman Catholicism from the influence of neo-modernism will involve a confrontation with some of the bishops.
THE ORDINATION OF WOMEN & OTHER MATTERS
Pope John Paul II
The bishop must announce to the rich and poor, to the powerful and weak the fullness of truth, which sometimes irritates and offends, even if it always liberates.
The papacy brought John Paul II to worldwide attention, but the qualities of the man and his thought have impressed many even outside the faith.
- Karl Keating