Pope Francis has just given the Vatican his Ratzinger,” declared one July 2 headline; “Pope Francis Finds His Ratzinger,” announced another, four days later. Both quickie assessments of Argentinian Archbishop
On first encountering Fr. Victor B. Galeone at Baltimore’s St. Paul Latin High School in September 1965, my freshman classmates and I didn’t imagine we were meeting the future bishop
Three days before Christmas 1952 and a month before his inauguration as the thirty-fourth president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed the Freedoms Foundation at the Waldorf Astoria
On March 31, the bishops of France announced that they would petition the Holy See for permission to open a beatification cause for Father Henri de Lubac, S.J. Whatever the
Imagine yourself as a twenty-year-old Polish worker living in a dingy apartment in Dębniki, a working-class neighborhood of Kraków, in early 1941. After a brilliant beginning to your university career,
The conversation turned to those times when the Lord seems to be deaf to the pleas of his people—times not unlike what many Catholics experience today.
I know of few, if any, public figures who have displayed the moral courage George Pell displayed for decades.
The embodiment of Catholic fearlessness, Cardinal George Pell, has gone to his eternal reward.
He loved the United States and was the best kind of patriot: one who could recognize the country’s flaws and do whatever he could to fix them.
The generations whose story ends with the funeral and burial of Joseph Ratzinger were something quite special.
May he rest in peace, far from the caricatures and calumnies of lesser men.
The key to the true Joseph Ratzinger, and to his greatness, was the depth of his love for the Lord Jesus.