Amoris Laetitia, Mortal and Grave Sin

A rather stark and sobering teaching of the Church is that everyone of adult age on the face of this good Earth, and that...

Re-Framing Pius XII

Disinformation, noun: false information spread deliberately and often covertly (by planting rumours) to deceive in order to influence public opinion or obscure the truth. The English...

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...

Who is Our King?

As Moses prepared the Israelites to enter the Promised Land he prophesied that they would ask for a king, “I will set a king...

Pentecost Sunday: The Spirit of Truth

When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes from the Father, he will...

Taking a Deep Breath

In light of the apparent scandals washing over the Church, readers should peruse and ponder this critical assessment of the recent Pennsylvania Report, which...

Augustine the Great

A blessed memorial of the great Saint Augustine (354-430), bishop and doctor of the Church, and perhaps the greatest theologian in her history (although,...

Pope Benedict’s Audience on Saint Cyril

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 3 October 2007 Saint Cyril of Alexandria Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today too, continuing our journey following the traces left by the...

Is Liberalism a Sin?

Felix Sarda y Salvany In 1886, during the papacy of Leo XIII, a remarkable book titled Liberalism Is a Sin was written by the Spanish...

Saint Paulinus of Nola

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 12 December 2007 Saint Paulinus of Nola Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Father of the Church to whom we turn our...