Faith Seeking Understanding
Franciscan Fr. Daniel P. Horan writes about politics, culture and theology in this column that appears twice a month.
The ongoing presence and action of the Holy Spirit should be the founding principle of how we think of the church. But the actions of many church leaders suggest instead an attitude of "it's all up to me."
Faith Seeking Understanding: The Franciscan story has a clear exhortation from Christ to "repair" or "rebuild" the church. What if we are meant to take that literally?
Faith Seeking Understanding: While "Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love — A Pastoral Letter Against Racism" states that some have called racism in the United States our country's original sin, the bishops neglect to name the sinner.
Faith Seeking Understanding: The bishops have signaled to their fellow Filipinos that now they are willing to move from the safety of silence into the spotlight of Duterte's fury.