31May How the Redemptorists have changed

In view of the fact that some Redemptorists are now under sanction from the Vatican for supposedly ‘liberal’ views, it is interesting to note the tradition they came out of, as it is powerfully represented here in this poem from … Read the rest

31May Hans Küng’s letter to bishops is worth re-reading — Chris McDonnell

Theologian Hans Küng sent this open letter to all Catholic Bishops on 19 April 2010

31May Thursday, May 31, 2012

The Visitation, According to Bede

30May Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Rank and Prestige among Christians


29May The ACP is at the heart of the Church: Brendan Hoban

In Fr Brendan Hoban's latest article for the Western People, he writes that we in the ACP are at the heart of the Church.  We are insulted to be called dissidents. Church leaders need to engage respectfully and realistically with us.

29May Future development of ACP discussed at Cork meeting

The relationship between clergy and lay members of the ACP was discussed at the meeting last week in Cork, which was attended by clergy and some lay members in Cork & Ross and Cloyne dioceses.

29May Catholic teaching is constantly changing and developing, writes Jo O’Sullivan

This piece was sent in by Jo as a further response to Saoirse. It came as a comment, but we believe it deserves to be posted here.

29May Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Ready for action

28May Monday, May 28, 2012

Losing to Gain

27May Silencing priests weakens Church authority — Sean O’Conaill

This article provdes an interesting angle on the recent silencing and disciplining of priests by the Vatican.  Sean is suggesting that, rather than strengthening Vatican authority, these actions are actually weakening it.