Tag Archives: Scott McKellar

The Social Dimension of Evangelization: Evangelii gaudium (part III)

Pope Francis opens the final section of his exhortation by steering between two false extremes.

The Cost of Discipleship

Recently I heard a story shared by one of the African Bishops who attended the Synod on ‘The New Evangelization.’

Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity

One of the more celebrated achievements of Second Vatican Council was to give the Church a clearer understanding of the nature and role of the lay faithful.

Do all good atheists go to Heaven?

Recently in a daily homily in the Chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae, Pope Francis commented on the idea that all people are capable of “doing good.”

Conscience: Our morality detector

Near the end of the summer in 2010 a young woman in Eastern Europe became one of the most vilified people on the internet.

The Church in the Midst of the World

In 1965 the Fathers of Second Vatican Council complained about Catholics, “who imagine they can plunge themselves into earthly affairs in such a way as to imply that these are altogether divorced from the religious life.”

Pope Benedict’s thoughts on Vatican II, as he saw it

On February 14th, 2013, Pope Benedict gave a warm unscripted talk to the clergy of Rome.

Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition

As we contemplate the vast complexity of the universe beyond our solar system, …

Vatican II: The Word of God

On November 18th, 1965 the Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum) was endorsed by 2,344/2350 votes from the council fathers.

The Universal Call to Holiness

During the prayers of the Mass we hear the priest pray;

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April 24, 2014
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