Apologetics

Sunday’s readings contain an interesting illustration of the way that the Bible can use numbers. In the Old Testament reading, Elijah is on the run from the evil queen Jezebel and he goes out into the wilderness and asks God to let him die. Instead, God sends and angel who makes Elijah eat and drink […]

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Pope Francis recently gave a general audience in which he discussed the situation of those who have divorced and remarried without an annulment. His remarks are particularly significant in light of the upcoming Synod on the Family and the proposals to give Holy Communion to those in this situation. They also attracted attention because he […]

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This Thursday commemorates the mysterious event known as the Transfiguration. This event is hard to understand. Why did it happen? What did it mean? Here are 10 things you need to know.   1. What does the word “transfiguration” mean? The word “transfiguration” comes from the Latin roots trans- (“across”) and figura (“form, shape”). It thus signifies a […]

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The book of Acts records St. Paul’s conversion in the following terms: Now as he journeyed he approached Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed about him. And he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?” And he said, “Who are you, Lord?” […]

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Recently Pope Francis made some impromptu remarks about weapons manufacturers at a meeting with young people in Turin. These were poorly misreported in the press and have resulted in a number of questions being asked. First we will take a look at what he said and then look at some of the questions that have […]

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On June 21, 2015, Pope Francis made some impromptu remarks regarding munitions manufacturers. YOU CAN READ COMMENTARY ON THESE REMARKS HERE. He made these remarks in the course of a meeting with young people in the Italian city of Turin. The Italian original of this encounter is online here. At the time of this posting, […]

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We are now in the period of waiting before the Holy See announces a decision regarding the reported apparitions at Medjugorje. In recent days, several developments have emerged which people have examined to see what they might reveal about that decision. One set of stories claims to know the decision reached by the Congregation for […]

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There is a classic passage in the final chapter of Mark’s Gospel, where we read: And he said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned” [Mark 16:15-16]. Christians through […]

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With just days to go before the release of Pope Francis’s highly anticipated encyclical on the environment, a draft copy has suddenly appeared on the Internet. Here are 12 things to know and share . . .   1) What are the basic facts about this encyclical? An encyclical is a teaching document issued by […]

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Recently I’ve received several queries about a video message that Pope Francis sent to an ecumenical gathering in Arizona. A Zenit news story implied that the pope stated that Jesus doesn’t care what kind of Christian you are. But that’s not what he said at all. Here are 9 things to know and share . […]

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