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Benedict’s Visit to His German Homeland: Grace, Compassion and Truth

Day by day, Pope Benedict’s first official state visit to his native Germany brings encouraging reports: In Berlin, he met with German Jewish leaders.  In that meeting, Pope Benedict emphasized that what the two faiths “hold in common is not an insignificant part of their traditions.”  He went on to tell the dozens of rabbis […]

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Cornelio Fabro: Apostle and Missionary of Culture

Had he lived, Italian philosopher and Thomistic theologian Father Cornelio Fabro (1911 – 1995) would have been 100 years old on August 24. The founder of the Institute for Higher Studies on Unbelief, Religion and Cultures, Father Free cialis sample Fabro was a prolific writer, a follower of St. Thomas Aquinas whose works explored the […]

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THINK THIS, NOT THAT #2: WAS JESUS CREATED? Answers from Nicaea

>Introduction—What are we doing here?  This is article #2 of a series of at least 22 articles which will appear over the next month—but you should expect a couple of “inserts,” smaller posts which explain the early provincial councils, or a particularly thorny debate, in greater detail.  Those who can do without the minutiae covered […]

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THINK THIS, NOT THAT: Wrestling for Truth—The Great Councils of the Church

Okay, bear with me here. I have this idea that my readers are just sitting on the edge of their seats, wailing plaintively, “Oh, please!  Please! Tell me about the Councils of the Church!” Well, not really. I do think, though, that there’s a lot of pushing and pulling, prodding and plundering that goes on in […]

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LIKE DAY AND NIGHT: Two Catholic Groups in Detroit This Weekend

This weekend, there will be two major Catholic conferences in the Archdiocese of Detroit.  Because I think the Detroit News coverage has been so patently slanted, I wanted to point out important differences between them. #1 – CALL TO HOLINESS The Call To Holiness Conference conference will be held on Saturday, June 11, at Burton Manor Conference […]

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