Posts Tagged ‘Fr Joseph Komonchak’
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna has publicly criticised Cardinal Angelo Sodano’s comments about the abuse crisis on Easter Sunday.
Cardinal Walter Kasper says the talks between the SSPX and the Holy See are “not easy”.
The Pope has appointed Mgr Liam MacDaid as the new Bishop of Clogher.
Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Quebec has told a group of physicians that no one is the “ultimate arbiter of life“.
Fr Federico Lombardi says Benedict XVI’s trip to Portugal next week will have a strong Marian dimension.
The Catholic Truth Society is organising a spiritual bouquet to be presented to the Pope when he visits Britain.
Comedy Central is planning a new cartoon featuring Jesus living in New York City to escape his “powerful but apathetic father”.
Sandro Magister and Fr Joseph Komonchak discuss how the Church can be holy when its members are sinners.
Hubert Wolf at Foreign Policy asks how much the wartime Church knew about the Holocaust.
Russell Shaw argues that Pope Benedict is an innovative social thinker.
John Zogby crunches the numbers of a recent poll of American Catholics about the abuse crisis.
Russell Moore wonders why the Catholic novelist Walker Percy didn’t kill himself.
Rome Reports asks people on the streets of the Eternal City how to encourage people to go to church.
And Catholic blogger Rocco Palmo will receive an honorary doctorate from the Aquinas Institute of Theology in St Louis today.
Photo: Benedict XVI pictured at Vespers closing the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls in Rome
Christians are called to offer a common witness in the face of the increasingly complex challenges of our time, Pope Benedict XVI said yesterday at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
The House of Lords has rejected the Government’s Equality Bill.
The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has issued a leaflet encouraging Catholics to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday.
A senior Polish bishop has reportedly accused Jews of using the Holocaust as a “propaganda weapon”.
On the day that a number of English and Welsh bishops met Pope Benedict XVI, Vatican Radio spoke to Bishop Malcolm McMahon of Nottingham (audio).
The Patriarch of Venice, Cardinal Angelo Scola, is to assist at Mass in the Extraordinary Form.
Terry Mattingly explains why the mainstream media ignore the annual March for Life.
Brother Stephen, O.Cist, applies lessons from Cistercian history to the effort to define the liturgical patrimony of Anglo-Catholics.
Gemma Simmonds, CJ, says the life of Mary Ward still has much to teach us.
A Benedictine liturgist has criticised Pope Benedict’s liturgical reforms, saying they lack “a historical and cultural approach to the liturgy”.
Father Z makes an appeal for thoughtful supporters of the vernacular Mass.
And Fr Joseph Komonchak wonders why Catholics find it easier to be ruder to other Catholics than to Protestants, Jews and Muslims.