Pope Benedict and Ephraim

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 28 November 2007 Saint Ephrem Dear Brothers and Sisters, Common opinion today supposes Christianity to be a European religion which subsequently...

Revolution Now?

“Exposure to true information does not matter anymore. A person who is demoralised is unable to assess true information. The facts tell him nothing,...

Adoring God, Three in One, One in Three

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

Reading G.K. Chesterton Through the Eyes of Father Brown

(In my pilgrimaging through England a couple of summers ago, which now seems like a different era, I made my way to the grave...

Pestilence in the Light of Faith

The time we are living in now looks like a story taken from a fiction book. The world is upside down and everything seems...

Father Jonathan Robinson, C.O., Requiescat in Pace

Father Jonathan Robinson, C.O. the founding superior of the Toronto Oratory, has just gone to eternity, after a brief illness. Ordained in 1962, just...

The Faith and Music of Anton Bruckner

Faith and music are forever intertwined in Western art music. Many, if not most, of the leading classical composers were people of faith. Anton...

The Opticks of Justice

Isaac Newton penned his treatise Opticks in 1704 – and who am I to improve upon his spelling, about which they were not exactly...

Are Fairies Catholic?

Are fairies good Christians? Many say they are not; that they are actually shrunken idols, worshipped into later ages by the people of the fens,...

Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

Two years ago, on the memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes, Robert Cardinal Sarah, directed by the Holy Father, issued a decree declaring that...