Fernando MedinaCuban exiles rally at Versailles Restaurant in Miami’s Little Havana in support of protesters in Cuba.Protests of the island’s communist government took place across Cuba July 11-12.
Courtesy photoDr. Francis CollinsDuring his tenure as NIH director, Collins oversaw the institutes’ collaboration with several pharmaceutical companies and government agencies to develop vaccines for COVID-19.
“The truths of the Church are truths, they’re not just ‘the Church truths.’ They have worked this out, not only from a faith standpoint, but from a factual standpoint. One of the startling realities can be that: not only do I know that God exists, but I can prove it…factually and without exception.”
100 years ago, bureaucratic structures did not dominate Church life as they do today. What happened?
In the 1970s, during the heyday of the chaos that followed Vatican II, a French bishop, when asked why he did not more firmly address the crisis, replied, “What can I say? I wasn’t chosen because they thought they might find a prophet in me, but just an administrator.” The Church has always struggled to find good leaders (especially bishops). However…
Let’s do the math. When discussing the future of the American Catholic Church, Joe Biden isn’t the biggest issue on the table. Biden’s liberal Catholicism may be a symptom of larger issues — and since it’s political, it’s easier to cover — but it isn’t the issue that’s going to lock the doors of many parishes from coast to coast, but especially in blue culture zones.
The Biden administration will allow Planned Parenthood and other clinics providing abortions to once again receive federal family planning funds, although the funds cannot directly pay for abortions.
Faith leaders and scientists who support the science of climate change came together at the Vatican today to formally call on the international community to step up their action to protect the environment ahead of a United Nations Climate Change Conference. Otherwise known as COP26, the intergovernmental conference will take place in Glasgow, Scotland…