Is Catholic doctrine cold and hostile?

In new book, Father Scalia invites the culture's best thinkers to reflect on doctrine and devotion in today's world

There is a great, and rapidly growing, divide between the culture and Catholic doctrine and devotion. Even amongst many within the Church, there is a hostility toward doctrine. But doctrine helps Catholics grow deeper in their relationship with Christ, Fr. Paul D. Scalia beautifully explains in his highly anticipated debut book, THAT NOTHING MAY BE LOST: Reflections on Catholic … [Read more...]

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Catholicism on demand

Ignatius Press and the Augustine Institute create a Netflix-type service for religion

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Anna Rose In 2015, the Augustine Institute and Ignatius Press spearheaded a collaborative effort to create FORMED to take the New Evangelization to new heights. People around the globe can now access Catholicism through video, audio, and ebooks accessible on most smartphones, computers, or tablets, making Catholicism more accessible … [Read more...]

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San Francisco’s Ignatius Press responds to ‘Amoris Laetitia’

Father Joseph Fessio and others provide expert analysis of Pope Francis' Papal Exhortation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlp2tKXHwuc&feature=youtu.be The following comes from an April 11 Christian Newswire news release: Pope Francis' papal exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, was unveiled last week, and a vast number of pundits and journalists throughout the world have been dissecting the document. Ignatius Press, one of the largest religious publishers in the … [Read more...]

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Finishing the Christmas wish list

Recommended gifts include books about God and atheism, popes and spies, marriage and religious freedom

The following is a December 9 Catholic World Report article by George Weigel: It’s been a good reading year and I highly recommend the following to the readers on your Christmas (not “holiday”) shopping list: God or Nothing, by Cardinal Robert Sarah (Ignatius Press): It was the book being discussed at Synod-2015 and with good reason, for this interview-style autobiography … [Read more...]

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What’s the real story about JFK’s controversial decision to assassinate a revered Catholic?

Why some think the president of the Republic of Vietnam's death might have caused the loss of the war

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOAOgy12Lok&feature=youtu.be Father Joseph Fessio, S.J., editor and founder of Ignatius Press, and Vivian Dudro, senior editor at Ignatius Press, discuss THE LOST MANDATE OF HEAVEN The following comes from a December 1 Christian Newswire press release:  Ngo Dinh Diem, the first president of the Republic of Vietnam, possessed the … [Read more...]

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Jesuit Superstar to lead Advent mission at San Francisco parish

Father Fessio to discuss Ratzinger’s ‘Spirit of the Liturgy’ at Star of the Sea

On December 7, 8, and 9, Jesuit Father Joseph Fessio will lead an Advent Parish Mission at San Francisco’s Star of the Sea Church. The mission’s general theme will be “entering more fully into the Advent mysteries with the liturgy,” and Father Fessio will "present and comment on what [he believes] is the most profound book on the Mass ever written: Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger’s … [Read more...]

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Do our souls yearn for Heaven?

Highly regarded author presents traditional and contemporary evidence for God and a transphysical soul

The following comes from a November 3 Christian Newswire news release: Father Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D., uses physics, cosmology, psychology, neuroscience, NDE studies and contemporary philosophy to reveal the truth of our spiritual nature in his new book, The Soul’s Upward Yearning: Clues to Our Transcendent Nature From Experience and Reason. Since the early 20th … [Read more...]

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