Pope St. John Paul II

Saint John Paul II’s Pentecost

Homily of His Holiness John Paul II Sunday, 31 May 1998, The Solemnity of Pentecost Credo in Spiritum Sanctum, Dominum et vivificantem:I believe in the Holy...

A Totalitarian Putsch?

People who are not governed by God will be ruled by tyrants.  William Penn So much has happened in the past ten weeks that it’s impossible...

Misunderstanding Catholicism—A Primer for Catholics and Other Christians

 I pray not only for them, but also for those who believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one,...

The True Beauty of Woman

I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. (Genesis 3:16) Ironically, although technological advances have made it possible for...

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

As a mathematician, my field of research rarely brings me into contact with controversial ethical topics.  However, recent developments in the area of Artificial...
Pope St. John Paul II

Urbi et Orbi 2002

(Here is the Christmas address of Pope Saint John Paul II, from way back in 2002, and the needs for which he prayed seventeen...

China: An Existential Threat

Not to have a correct political point of view is like having no soul –Mao Zedong With Richard Nixon’s official visit to China in 1972,...

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Since you are children of God, God has sent into your hearts the Spirit of His Son, the Spirit who cries out: Abba, Father....

Why Children (and Adults!) Should Learn Latin

Whenever the census in Canada rolls round, I suspect that I am one of the few people who, in the box where one reports...

Dymphna’s Sanity

The story of Saint Dymphna (7th century), steeped in legend, is not one, perhaps, that parents would feel comfortable telling their children. Dymphna was...