Prince Philip once described himself as “a discredited Balkan prince of no particular merit or distinction.” Self-deprecation, of course, was one of his famous traits. But there were others, which point to some of the lessons to be gleaned from his extraordinary life.
Rules are important, but they only exist to safeguard loving relationships. The Catechism is not a penal code, but our guide to a life lived in love.
A fallen world requires a divine redeemer. An imperfect society just needs a better plan and better people to execute it, Matt Malone, SJ writes.
The story of Joe Biden can be told in many ways. But from my vantage point, it is the story of one soul’s journey from darkness to light, from Good Friday to Easter Sunday.
President Trump’s departure from Washington, D.C., will not heal the country in the ways we tend to think it will. The cycle of rivalry and violence will likely recur.
“Yesterday revealed a deep part of who we are as Americans,” said Father Bryan Massingale, in an interview with America’s editor in chief, Matt Malone, S.J.