Maybe Peter Wolfgang just doesn’t love freedom and Jesus enough. Still, it's fair to wonder - as he does in this piece - how much the reaction of our own tribes this past year was due to patriotism or Catholicism, and how much of it was simply that same desire to not lose control?
...an exercise of brute force clothed in a gossamer administrative fig-leaf, with implausible reason given — raising questions of the true motive — ill-considered, ad hoc, juridically slapdash at best,...
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights pointed out the increased use of DNACPR notices in a September 2020 report, which particularly criticised their issuance for persons with learning disabilities or other similar impairment, solely or primarily on that basis.
Pope Francis’s recent visit to Iraq has been called “courageous” as well as “reckless” — but little in between. He described himself on the journey as “a pilgrim of peace” bearing a message of fraternity. Whatever else it was, the visit was certainly historic. Here, in one place, from start to finish, is all the
Much of the conversation about abortion, and especially about late term abortion, is really a coded defense of ableism, writes a mother who's faced a poor prenatal diagnosis and said, "No," to her doctors' advice that she abort her child.
Sometimes we need to speak ill of the dead. We may need to speak critically when the dead is a public figure whose memory his ideological allies use to promote their cause. When political people memorialize him in a way that establishes their favored political narrative. We must criticize to try to establish the truth. And as Catholics, we should be critical for another reason.