05Jun German Cardinal Marx submits resignation to Pope…

A colleague in Germany prepared the following last evening on Cardinal Marx’s letter of resignation:

(Background note: Cardinal Marx is one of those cardinals on the advice panel which the Pope summoned at the beginning of his pontificate. He is Read the rest

05Jun Brendan Hoban: The Church Has a Right to Protect its Assets

The Church Has a Right to Protect its Assets

Western People 1.6.2021

One of the unanswered questions now for anyone interested in the Catholic Church is: what are we going to do for money? The past year with no public … Read the rest

05Jun Roy Donovan reviews A Catechism of the Heart: A Jesuit Missioned to the Laity by Benjamin James Brenkert

A Catechism of the Heart: A Jesuit Missioned to the Laity – 23 July 2020            by Benjamin James Brenkert  (Author), Robert Waldron (Contributor)

This book is a deep cry from the depth of the depths within Ben to be heard … Read the rest

05Jun The Wijngaards Institute for Catholic Research: Academic Statement on the Ethics of Free and Faithful Same-Sex Relationships

In honouring women and men from the LGBTQ+ community during June (Pride Month), research from the Wijngaards Institute is presented again:

Authors, contributors, and signatories from various fields and backgrounds have signed the statement from The Wijngaards Institute for Catholic … Read the rest

05Jun Chris McDonnell: Them and Us … and Synodality

Them and Us

Chris McDonnell CT June 4th 2021

We live in an inclusive age, a time when you have to be careful with what you say and how you say it. And so it should be. It is … Read the rest

05Jun The Tablet: Seán McDonagh – Virtual Friends

Seán McDonagh writes in The TabletVirtual Friends – Artificial intelligence and automation are transforming the way we live and work. Responding to the social, economic and religious impact these new technologies are making will be the defining challenge Read the rest

05Jun June 5, 2021. Saturday of Week 9 in Ordinary Time


"Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. For all of them have contributed out of their abundance; but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on."