Anne Barbeau Gardiner
The ITC's "Hope of Salvation for Infants Who Die Without Being Baptized" is not authoritative but was signed by Pope Benedict XVI. Who knows what that means?
Communio, the premier journal for whooping up Hans Urs von Bathasar, informs us confidently that all men are indeed saved.
George Kendall has problems with the belief held by many traditional Catholics that the majority of mankind is damned.
CHOOSE YOUR GATE
In our "fallen" world it is often easier to commit sin than to practice virtue, and self-indulgence is more attractive than self-denial.
Why we pay so much attention to Hell...
THE DEADLY PERIL OF IGNORING "THE NARROW GATE"
Frederick W. Marks
If our Lord could use "narrow gate" imagery to spur His listeners to repentance, then so can we.
CORRECTING THE DEPOSIT OF FAITH?
Perhaps tied to old memories from her pre-Catholic youth, Speyr's private revelations seem to conflict with Catholic teaching on vital points.
THE BEAUTY OF THE VISION TO WHICH HE POINTS
Janet Holl Madigan
Neuhaus reminds us that although our culture is degraded, all Christians should take heart for through his cross and resurrection Christ has set us free.
The Oklahoma City bomber and his 168 victims are going straight to heaven -- so says Fr. Ron Ashmore.
If no one goes to Hell, then all the talk about Hell in the Bible — and from the Church — is utterly cruel, needlessly cruel, maybe sadistic.
COMPASSION TO A FAULT
Hoping that all will be saved – when Scripture says that some are lost – is like hoping that no one ever sins when we know that Adam and Eve sinned.
ON BEING MORE TENDERHEARTED THAN GOD HIMSELF
Where eternal rewards and punishments are concerned, are we more tenderhearted and clear-eyed than our forebears in faith -- than God Himself?
- Karl Keating