Articles of relevance to Religious Education.
This is a translation of a commentary by the Pontifical Household preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, on the readings from the Sunday liturgy of 22 July 2007 The Friends of Jesus16th Sunday in Ordinary TimeGenesis 18:1-10a; Colossians 1:24-28;read more
The attack against religion started by Richard Dawkins in his book “The God Delusion” shows no sign of letting up. In recent months a number of emulators have published books that continue the polemic. This article by Fr John Flynn takes issueread more
This is a translation of a commentary by the Pontifical Household preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, on the readings from the Sunday liturgy of 29th July 2007.***Jesus at Prayer17th Sunday in Ordinary TimeGenesis 18:20-21, 23-32; Colossians 2read more
The papal intuition is sparked by the fact that ecology is a widely accepted moral concern, but one that points much deeper: Nature itself teaches that some things are naturally right and some are naturally wrong.
Appropriately, Pope Benedict read more
George Weigel’s article was originally published in the Washington Post:“To some the recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, clarifying once again the self-understanding of the Catholic Church vis-read more
Unstructured, open-ended play gives gamers a great deal of choice about how to behave in videogames – but is that a good thing?. Are games in which mass murder is possible and allowed harmful? By allowing for (and simulating) destructive behaviourread more
Pope Benedict XVI spoke of the crisis of the West as a “crisis of truth” in his holiy at a Mass in the pilgrimage shrine of Mariazell, in Austria on 8th Septmber 2007. The Holy Father began his homily by speaking about the purpose of pilgriread more
Fr. John Hardon reflects on the Magnificat of Our Lady, the longest discourse recorded of Mary. He discusses Mary’s gratitude to God, Her praise for His Power, Holiness and Mercy, how God is Mercy, how Mary compares the lot of the humble and proud aread more
Homily Notes of Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham,25th September 2007 I remember well the occasion on which I, as archbishop of Dublin, celebrated this annual Mass for the openinread more
Speaking to members of an international theological commission on 5 October 2007, , Pope Benedict XVI indicated that the doctrine on natural law “achieves two essential aims: on the one hand, it makes it clear that the ethical content of Christian fread more