Antonio Spadaro, S.J.August 09, 2016
'We have sometimes spoken of marriage so abstractly that it loses all its attractiveness.'
Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schonborn speaks during a news conference for the release of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the family, "Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love"), at the Vatican April 8.
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.July 21, 2016
The Bible itself presents family life not as an abstract ideal but as what the Holy Father calls a “work of craftsmanship.”
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.July 20, 2016
The great question is this: How do we form consciences?
Cardinal Georges Cottier. O.P., speaks in Rome in March 2009 at an international conference marking the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species."
Synod on the Family
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.September 30, 2015
Cardinal Georges Cottier, O.P., the former theologian for the papal household under St. John Paul II, feels that the Year of Mercy is an extraordinary opportunity given to the church to better discover herself and her mission.
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.June 19, 2015
A church of the pure or a fisherman's trap, that is to say, a net containing a mixture of good and bad fish, according to an expression of St. Augustine? This is the question that comes to mind as my guests arrive: Cardinal Christoph Schönborn and his Dominican brother Jean-Miguel Garrigues. I
Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople embrace during prayer service in Istanbul.
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.April 02, 2015
To climb the narrow staircases, in their understated elegance, which connect the floors of the Building of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, gives rhythm to the clear perception that this place, in itself small, is the spiritual heart of millions of Orthodox Christians worldwide.For 1,700
Pope Francis attends the morning session on the final day of extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at Vatican, Oct. 18.
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.November 07, 2014
The love between a man and a woman stands as an image of the love of God. The call to family life is written into human nature. This vocation takes the form of a demanding voyage that is sometimes full of conflict—as is all of human life, after all. The vital force, the human energy contained
Antonio Spadaro, S.J.September 30, 2013
“It is not a figure of speech, a literary genre. I am a sinner.”