Neither Left nor Right, Greek nor Jew, Male Nor Female

A Jesuit mission, northern Michigan. We’ve all been bombarded with information, notions, guesses, photos, hopes, and fears about the new pope over the last forty-eight hours.  Indeed, 50 hours ago (at least at the time of this writing), hardly anyone in the United States or in most parts of the world knew anything about the man who was to become Pope Francis.  Some of the responses–at le... More

Um, LCWR, a “Futurist” may not have been the best choice.

National Catholic Register’s guest blogger Ann Carey reports that Most Reverend Robert Carlson, archbishop of St. Louis, a fine, fine bishop, gave a “warm welcome” to the sisters at the assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, encouraging them to figure out how to respond well to the doctrinal assessment handed down by the Vatican. And then this happened: In the ... More

New Proofs for God’s Existence

This week The Gregorian went to press with a challenging but necessary lecture by Father Robert Spitzer, S.J. Argumentative atheism is experiencing a resurgence. And Father Robert Spitzer is one reason why that is not necessarily a bad thing. We have experienced at least three different forms of atheist resurgence in the past century. One was the literally militant atheism that reached its peak in... More



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