catholic culture

February 27, 2013

The next pope needs to pay attention to the developing world

As we head into the papal conclave it’s important to remember that the church’s primary mission is the salvation of souls, and that whoever the next […]
March 12, 2013

“It is a dangerous time. Pray for us.”

In certain Catholic circles, there has been no small amount of alarm over Pope Emeritus Benedict’s abdication, and the possible circumstances that precipitated it. Those who […]
March 13, 2013

The Catholic Church is Doomed!

The Papal Conclave is now in progress and two stories from opposite ends of the political spectrum both came to the same conclusion: the Catholic Church […]
March 13, 2013

The Science of Holy Smoke: Conclave Messaging Secrets Revealed!

This morning, a friend of mine who lives in Rome posted the following observation on Facebook: Looking up at the chimney on the Sistine Chapel this […]
May 21, 2013

A Sinner’s Plea: Make Confession More Available

  I don’t know if you’ve seen it, but there is a video that has begun making the rounds of Pope Francis performing what looks like […]
June 4, 2013

Want to Travel in Time? Go To Mass!

If you’re like me, fans of the Doctor Who series on the BBC have been filling your Facebook timeline with speculation about who will be the […]
September 22, 2013

Bringing Back Reverence in the Liturgy

The church’s pastoral ministry cannot be obsessed with the transmission of a disjointed multitude of doctrines to be imposed insistently. Proclamation in a missionary style focuses on […]
March 5, 2014

Banned in Boston?

All is not well in Beantown. The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade is the latest target in the LGBT bullying campaign to destroy freedom of […]