Pope John Paul II had already alluded to her “inner darkness” as a “test” she had aced….
Burke, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, is a member of the conservative Opus Dei movement.
In our own Christian family we can learn the way of selfless love in the School of Nazareth.
In a certain respect, Muslim and Western countries are not so different. While the experience of degradation may be more openly violent in places like Pakistan, it would seem women everywhere understand the degradation of being used. God has a much greater plan for women!
At a time when the debate over the true nature of human freedom is rife with controversy and emotion, Catholics must seek to restore society to an understanding of what it means to be truly free.
We live in a time when the Church is called to be a believing community of resistance. We need to call things by their true names. We need to fight the evils we see.
Pope Benedict XVI will visit the Communist-run island of Cuba in spring of 2012. It will be the first trip to Cuba by a pontiff since John Paul II’s historic tour in 1998. The exact date of the trip, coinciding with the 400th anniversary of Cuba’s patron saint, the Virgin of Caridad del Cobre will be announced in Rome next week.
“irradiate and express to the world the love and presence of Christ”
Perhaps, brethren, our most pressing pastoral challenge today is to reclaim that truth, to restore the luster, the credibility, the beauty of the Church ‘ever ancient, ever new,…
Father Michael Orsi, the Chaplin at AMSL welcomed the new year with a beautiful Mass and Homily dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary