Weigel cuts through the Martini curve
Those churches trying desperately to catch up are collapsing

Cardinal Martini: "The Church is 200 years behind the times." (Photo from the Guardian- U.K.) Pope Francis concluded his pre-Christmas address to the Roman Curia by invoking the memory of Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, SJ, who died in

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2020-01-12T05:41:29-08:00January 12th, 2020|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , |8 Comments

Why the Cardinal McCarrick laicization matters

The following comes from commentary written by George Weigel on Feb. 19 in First Things. On Saturday, February 16, the Holy See announced that the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore Edgar McCarrick, had been “dismissed from the clerical state”—laicized—for the

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2019-02-19T10:57:39-08:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , |25 Comments

Famous Catholic commentator to speak at SF’s “Vocation Parish”

California Catholic Daily exclusive. On Thursday, July 27, the well-known author, columnist and television personality George Weigel will make a special appearance at Star of the Sea Church in San Francisco. Mr. Weigel, one of the best known lay figures in

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2017-07-24T12:54:16-07:00July 24th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |4 Comments

Speakers at Napa Institute discuss challenges for families

The following comes from an August 2 Catholic World Report Blog post by Catherine Harmon:     One of the highlights of this weekend’s Napa Institute was a bishops’ panel discussion of modern challenges facing the family and expectations for

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