Catholics unable to look deeper into Our Father?

Italian bishops latest to submit to modernizing

The following comes from a Dec. 28 story in First Things by Charlotte Allen. On November 15 the Italian Bishops’ Conference announced that it plans to change the wording of the Lord’s Prayer in the Mass liturgy. The bishops want the current Italian equivalent of “lead us not into temptation” to become “do not abandon us to temptation.” The bishops have now petitioned the … [Read more...]

Real hope

Now that the Catholic moment has passed

The following comes from an Oct. 29 posting by Robert Royal on The Catholic Thing. One of the most noteworthy recent events in the Church occurred after the Extraordinary Synod closed on October 18. On October 20, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput gave the annual Erasmus Lecture for the magazine First Things in New York. Media coverage focused almost entirely on a … [Read more...]

Born Alive Infants advocate at L.A. cathedral Aug. 8

Hadley Arkes – pro-life thinker

Amherst College Professor Hadley Arkes, a leading American scholar on the subject of “natural law,” will speak on the subject this Friday, Aug. 8, noon at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Natural law was a primary principle of the American founding, and is an important part of the teachings of Catholic Church, which Professor Arkes joined four years ago. According to … [Read more...]

Saint Gilbert

The following comes from an August 2 posting on First Things. The bishop of Northampton will open the cause for the canonization of G. K. Chesterton, the head of the American Chesterton Society has announced, according to a tweet a friend forwarded. A story on this I have not been able to find on the web. But assuming it’s true: Here’s what his Italian biographer Paolo … [Read more...]