Catholic social doctrine does contain teaching that a Catholic is requred to hold. Refusing to accept it would constitute dissent from Catholic teaching, and I’m sure I do not need to tell my conservative friends the damage that cafeteria Catholicism does to the Church.
World Youth Day comes at an important time in the West as our societies seem to crumble around us with violence. It comes to show us that these young people are not entirely lost, this generation is not at sea bereft of hope.
Today is the feast of St. John Marie Baptist Vianney, and so I think it a very good time to …
The family is the fundamental cell of society because it reflects the raw, relational truth of the human person, a truth that points us back to God.