The push for women's ordination obscures a more radical reality: that women (all women!) are called by God to be priests.... just as are all men. Here's what that means (and doesn't) and the unique way in which ONLY women can live out this priestly consecration.
Does God wish that the damned had been saved? In other words, when a person dies and goes to Hell, is it because that's where God wanted them from all eternity, or because they rejected His plan for their salvation? Was the Cross intended for everyone, or only for the finally-elect?
A toast to the Immaculate Virgin Mary and her special role in the history of the Americas.
More than 60 years ago, Dietrich von Hildebrand recognized that contemporary society was in the grip of a peculiar paradox between widespread disbelief in objective truth and fawning credulity in regards to all things scientific. At the heart of this paradox is modern man's refusal to accept that he is a creature and not God. This prognosis of society is all the more true in 2016 than it was in 1953. So what's a Christian to do in the face of modernity's incoherence and its attempt to dethrone God?