Distinctly Catholic: The case of the four cardinals challenging the pope to clarify parts of Amoris Laetitia reminds me of an earlier and similarly painful episode.
At Millennial, Meghan Clark has another great article on the election, this time focusing on the inexplicable silence of Church leaders on the subject of sexual assault.
Distinctly Catholic: Having been in Italy for five days, I have a new perspective on what the Donald Trump election and presidency means.
Saturday, When Pope Francis conferred the red hat on Blase Cupich, Kevin Farrell and Joe Tobin, he inaugurated a new day for the church in the United States.
Distinctly Catholic: While reading Mathew Schmalz's book, one catches glimpses of spiritual insight which reveal the way mercy is the foundation of any authentic Christian spirituality.
Distinctly Catholic: Mercy Matters: Opening yourself to the Life-giving Gift is not the kind of book I normally review because it is not the kind of book I normally read.
At First Things, Michael Novak delivers his sigh of relief about the loss of Hillary Clinton. It is appalling.
Distinctly Catholic: At a time when the country desperately needs a strong moral voice, the USCCB is fretting about things that don't matter and tepidly addressing the things that do.
At Commonweal, Tony Annett analyzes the election results and assesses the blame.
Distinctly Catholic: Archbishop Joseph Kurtz's last presidential address as leader of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, like his tenure, was a missed opportunity.