Can Popes be Heretics?

Is the Pope a heretic? should sound like the beginning of a bad joke, but is a charge that has been made by a...

Euthanasia Death Panel: Harbingers of Doom

Yes, a cheery title for an article, but we are in a serious business, for unless the Supreme Court decides otherwise, Parliament must come...

Honour and Ambition: Thoughts on the Requirements for Political Office

Politics is a curious business, and not just in the United States the Big Day approaches:  Here in Ontario, Canada, about a four hour...

Third Sunday and the Foolishness of the Cross

For the message about the Cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved, it is the power...

Christ and the Incorruptibles

“I am the Resurrection and the Life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in...

Trudeua’s Odiferous, Ominous Omnibus Bill

And while on bad choices, this is also the anniversary, if such be the term, of the passing of the nefarious Bill C-150 under...

Gertrude the Great

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 6 October 2010 Saint Gertrude the Great Dear Brothers and Sisters, St Gertrude the Great, of whom I would like...

Pope Benedict’s First Address on Saint Gregory the Great

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Wednesday, 28 May 2008 Saint Gregory the Great (1) Dear Brothers and Sisters, Last Wednesday I spoke of a Father of the Church little known...

Why War?

As the credits after the film roll by, another army appears—of technicians, musicians, stunt men, cinematographers in England, France, Holland and the United States—active...

Compassion is not cynical: a reply to David Bentley Hart on Annulment and Divorce

David Bentley Hart has recently suggested that the Eastern Orthodox practice of divorce is more coherent and compassionate than the Catholic practice of annulment. The...