Bishops' Corner

(Today), most of us will celebrate Thanksgiving around family tables, gathered with those we love, to give thanks to God for the blessings of... (Read more)

Secular slums and the Francis option

By Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila

In a few short weeks, we will celebrate the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which has great potential to bring many people back to the... (Read more)
As synod 2015 began its final week of work, Pope Francis canonized a married couple, Louis and Zélie Martin, whose nine children included the... (Read more)

Did Thomas More and John Fisher die for nothing?

By Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila

The idea that Catholics should be allowed to remarry and receive communion did not begin with the letter signed by Cardinal Kasper and other... (Read more)

The 2015 Synod: From Confusion to Clarity

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Last year, the Extraordinary Synod on the Family took place in Rome from Oct. 5 to19. The participants boldly examined family life in the light... (Read more)
Sweeping Reform! Dramatic change! Cumbersome, complicated procedure gone! Clearing away rules dating from 1741! Fast-track annulments in... (Read more)
Last week, the California legislature voted to allow doctors to help their patients kill themselves.   This decision is deeply... (Read more)
In the fifth century before Christ, the Greek playwright Sophocles wrote the tragedy entitled Antigone. The protagonist, Antigone, is one of... (Read more)

The 'Joy of the Gospel' and the Gospel of Life

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Cap.

What do we hope Pope Francis will take away from his September visit to Philadelphia? I hope he realizes that American Catholics in general,... (Read more)

There is no equivalence

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Cap.

Here’s a simple exercise in basic reasoning.  On a spectrum of bad things to do, theft is bad, assault is worse and murder is worst.  There’s a... (Read more)

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