Editorial
13 results total, viewing 1 - 10
The Consumer Protection Agency announced last week the first in a series of several steps to curb payday lending. The watchdog group set up in response to the banking crisis of 2010 has promised to … more
In just over a week, students will begin their academic year under markedly different circumstances. The omnipresent risk of contracting COVID-19 has unleashed a wave of uncertainty. Debates over … more
Every electoral cycle, Catholics hold significant sway over who will ultimately win the Presidency. But Catholics do not comprise a homogenous voting bloc in comparison to other religious … more
In March of this year Bishop Tobin dispensed Catholics in the Diocese of Providence from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass. On May 30, the bishop allowed for the public celebration of Mass, but … more
In the Gospel of Matthew chapter 16 Jesus gives to St. Peter and his successors the power to “bind” and “loose.” This reading corrects a common misconception. Namely, that a … more
John Hughes, the first Archbishop of New York, is known to history as Dagger John. The moniker stuck because of the sword-like manner of his episcopal signature, but more so because of his fierce … more
“Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s.”We will hear these words of Jesus in our gospel this coming Sunday. Based on a quick reading of the passage, we might think that this is simply a … more
Hulk Hogan, the professional wrestler, is not known for his social commentary and theological insight. But in this regard he did say something noteworthy and rather profound in early April of this … more
Catholic apologists have long uttered the phrase, Roma locuta est, causa finita est. When Rome has spoken, the matter is finished. When conciliarists tried to subvert papal teaching in the 19th … more
Catholics may be surprised to know that the Church has never endorsed one political system, much less a political party. But American Catholics often demand from their Church similar kinds of … more
1 | 2 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 90 days.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.