Carson Holloway

October 28, 2014

Communion and the Pastoral Care of the Divorced and Remarried Catholic

In all the debate about the Church’s teaching and practice with regard to communion and the divorced and remarried Catholic, I think we have lost sight […]
October 28, 2014

Divorce and Remarriage and the Prodigal Son

At his National Catholic Reporter blog Michael Sean Winters takes New York Times columnist (and convert to Catholicism) Ross Douthat to task for worrying about the […]
October 27, 2014

The Costs of Assisted Suicide

The idea that it would be wrong for a physician to do anything intended to kill a human being goes back before the origins of the […]
October 21, 2014

Christianity Implodes in Alabama–Not

Today, Real Clear Religion features a startling headline: “Nones Now Majority in Alabama.”  This is really shocking.  Is it possible that people of no religious faith […]
October 19, 2014

Why Should the Church Adapt its Teachings to the Times?

A lot of the commentary from liberals on the synod on the family–and in general on the Church’s teaching on sexual morality–is organized around the following […]
October 15, 2014

Marriage, Doctrine, and Lived Experience

There is a lot of discussion going on about the document produced at this stage in connection with the synod on the family.  The document suggests […]
September 30, 2014

What Do You Mean “We,” Mr. President?

Recently I posted a few comments on the claim made by some conservatives that the president comes off as a narcissist because, they say, of his […]
September 28, 2014

Social Teaching and the Saints

Most faithful Catholics agree that the world would be a better place if more of us paid more careful attention to the Church’s social teaching.  It […]
September 24, 2014

Las Vegas School District Considers Teaching 5-8 Year Olds About Masturbation

The Clark County School Board is considering changes to its sex education curriculum, including the possibility of teaching five to eight year old children that “touching […]