Bishop Greg Rickel: “[T]here is no doubt we should go, more often, and learn, and then share. We will do that here.”
“When [clergy] become doubtful about the truth of the gospel, they will tend to replace it by other ‘causes.’”
Francis J. Beckwith: “At what point does a sport’s physicality shift … to gladiatorial exhibitionism?”
“The number of flags on the dais should not be a point of boasting, but a source a mild embarrassment.”
Joani Peacock: “Directly asking a person whether they are thinking of suicide can save that person’s life.”
“What my friend needed … isn’t ‘well, I guess he’s at peace now.’”
The British theologian will deliver the Burns Lectures in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Brendan Gleeson: “I remember putting on the vestments for Mass, and feeling, ‘Okay, this is like a suit of armor.’”
“It’s a hidden architectural gem, plus it has the whole history of the Chicano movement.”
Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby use their moral authority to improve the political climate.