Faith News AnalysisRobert P. ImbelliApril 09, 2018
Examining “Gaudete et Exsultate” from the viewpoint of St. Ignatius’ meditation on the two standards.
Faith Faith and ReasonRobert P. ImbelliSeptember 29, 2017
Looking back 55 years after the beginning of Vatican II, what have we learned and what have we forgotten?
FaithRobert P. ImbelliJanuary 31, 2017
Our purpose in speaking liturgically is to celebrate faithfully the Gospel that is the church’s sole reason for being.
Robert P. ImbelliApril 21, 2016
Pope Francis is more the mystagogue than the moralist.
Synod on the FamilyRobert P. ImbelliApril 08, 2016
Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation, “Amoris Laetita," presents, at considerable length, his reflections and discernment based upon the two synods devoted to the Catholic understanding of marriage and family life.It is clear, even from a first reading, how closely the pope has ente
In All ThingsRobert P. ImbelliJuly 14, 2015
Pastoral emphasis is both its strength and its weakness.
Robert P. ImbelliNovember 14, 2014
America’s editorial on the recently concluded Synod of Bishops on the Family rightly speaks of “a remarkable two-week period” (“Go in Peace,” 11/10). Anyone who followed the synod knows that it was characterized by passionate debate and even, in some instances, disagree