The great enemy of the truth,” said J.F.K., “is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest; but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.”
If there is any hallmark of the Catholic imagination, in particular the Ignatian Catholic imagination, it would be the ability to see God in the most unexpected places.
A significant obstacle for Catholics with depression and/or anxiety was the dangerous—and wrongful—interpretation of these conditions as spiritual failures.
The exclusion of pro-life Democratic candidates feeds cynicism about our money-driven political process.
At this point, it is important to find level ground, rather than stumble down a hill that we may not be able to climb back up.
Wheelchair ramps help disabled persons enter into a church building. There is a need for spiritual ramps to help the church to go in the other direction.
Forty years after the end of the Cultural Revolution, schoolchildren in China are once again being mobilized for an anti-espionage drive reminiscent of the Mao era.