From the Bishops

A Letter to the Romans

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

Christians are always, in a sense, outsiders. We have the joy and privilege to be a leaven for good in society. That’s an exhilarating vocation.... (Read more)

A cathedral: more than a beautiful building

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

 When Constantine legalized the Christian faith with the Edict of Milan in 313 A.D., the Church emerged from Rome’s subterranean cemeteries and... (Read more)

The Importance of Humanae Vitae

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

A bishop attends a lot of worthy public events and fundraisers. It’s part of the job. And supporting good people doing good things is always a... (Read more)
In the early 1890s, patriotism in America was very low. The fires of the Civil War had been extinguished and there was a general cooling of any... (Read more)
According to a report issued by the Center for Studies on New Religions, there were 90,000 Christians killed for their faith in 2016. As Robert... (Read more)
In June 2013, the European Union adopted “Guidelines on the Promotion and Protection of Freedom of Religion or Belief.” At the time, church... (Read more)

Uber Est

By Bishop David Zubik

Without intending to, I have become a user and a fan of the ride-sharing service Uber. It gets me where I need to go, when I need to be there. And... (Read more)

The ‘polite persecution’ not so polite

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

In 2007, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice established the International Women of Courage Award. It is presented to women who show... (Read more)

Scouting in the Balance

By Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila

I was dismayed to learn this past January that the Boy Scouts of America decided to end their practice of more than 100 years that allowed only... (Read more)
In 1975, Raymond Moody published the bestseller Life After Life. In it, he coined the term “near-death experience” to label what some individuals... (Read more)

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