- Apr 1, 2020
A Vatican cardinal at the center of a storm over a book about celibacy and the Catholic priesthood is denouncing the “brutality” of criticism directed at him and his collaborator, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI.
There is a tendency for conservative Catholics to long for a pre-Conciliar Church of the Latin Mass and old devotions. Liberals often dream of a return to the Church of the ’70s with its “anything goes” attitude. While such nostalgia on both sides is understandable, it is also lamentable.
Gallup has released a new poll, with the headline “Americans Hold Record Liberal Views on Most Moral Issues.” But is this misleading? Attitudes on different moral issues can have complex reasons, and do not always fit in a comfortable conservative/liberal divide.
William F. Buckley Jr., the conservative intellectual founder of National Review and host of the long-running Firing Line, died nine years ago today, on February 27, 2008. Crux contributor Kathryn Jean Lopez remembers how his faith helped her renew her own.
VATICAN CITY – A day after signaling a warmer embrace of gays and lesbians and divorced Catholics, conservative cardinals hit back strongly Tuesday, with one insisting that an abrupt about-face on Church teaching is “not what we are saying at all.” After Monday’s release of a document with a softer
ATLANTA — S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years because of his family’s conservative views, died early Monday, a company spokesman said. He was 93. Chick-fil-A spokesman Mark