Bellarmine and a Few Good Men

Posted September 21, 2018 1:38 am by John Paul Meenan, Editor

Bellarmine and a Few Good Men

We could use a few more men with the clear mind and soul of Robert Bellarmine (+1621), bishop, cardinal, doctor of the Church, Jesuit, back in the days when the Order was young and, shall we say, more united in the truth. Bellarmine was one of the most influential figures in what has unfortunately been termed the Catholic ‘counter-reformation’., which were really the Catholic Reformation in response to the rebellion of those who ‘protested’ against any number of dogmas and disciplines of the Church, most of them Catholic priests themselves (Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, Menno…).
Bellarmine was steeped in the thought of

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