Synod on the Family
Cornelius F. Murphy, Jr.September 24, 2014
Contraception and the possibility of readmitting divorced and remarried Catholics to the sacraments have captivated the imagination of many Catholics. Many of them hope that when the bishops of the world meet this October fot the Synod on the Family, they will focus on these issues.These are undoubt
Cornelius F. Murphy, Jr.July 15, 2013
True growth in faith depends on how deeply each family cultivates a life of love and worship.
Cornelius F. Murphy, Jr.February 09, 2009

When the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops published Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenshipin the fall of 2007, their intention was to give moral guidance to Catholics who would be voting in the 2008 elections. The subject of

Cornelius F. Murphy, Jr.July 02, 2007
In wrestling with the moral challenge presented by the conflict in Iraq, those who invoke the principles of just-war theory should also consider the landmark encyclical of John XXIII, Pacem in Terris, with its recognition of international moral responsibility. Judging the Occupation: Before, During,