Faith Faith and Reason
The bishops called abortion a ‘pre-eminent’ political issue. Calling it a ‘foundational’ one is better.Louis J. CameliOctober 27, 2020
The U.S. bishops have said that "the threat of abortion remains our preeminent priority.” The statement would be more accurate and effective to say that the protection of unborn life is “foundational.”
Faith Faith and ReasonLouis J. CameliMay 06, 2019
For celibate priests, there are three specific and essential elements of formation for sustaining their commitment: They need a meaningful reason for celibacy, they need skills for celibate living, and they need a supportive community.
Faith Short TakeLouis J. CameliFebruary 13, 2019
This month’s summit meeting in Rome is a signal that Pope Francis intends to address the abuse crisis in a mode of collegiality, looking at people rather than structures.
Faith Faith and ReasonLouis J. CameliDecember 04, 2018
Structural reform and renewal are absolutely necessary to reclaim a measure of integrity for the church and—some would even say—for her very survival.
FaithLouis J. CameliJanuary 05, 2017
The dubia stem from a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature of 'Amoris Laetitia' and the renewal that began with Vatican II.
Louis J. CameliJuly 20, 2016
The great question is this: How do we form consciences?
Synod on the FamilyLouis J. CameliOctober 23, 2015
Pope Francis called for a different kind of synod, something that was both new to most of us and yet also deeply rooted in our tradition. And that different kind of synod would inevitably have bumpy spots.