From the Bishops

The elderly: respected and valued by God

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Each year, Christmas gives the biggest economic boost to our economy. To celebrate the day, over eighty-six percent of Americans purchase gifts... (Read more)
In the center of modern Rome, on the banks of the Tiber, there humbly rises a dilapidated ruin that once stood as a proud building of Imperial... (Read more)

Thanksgiving: life to the fullest

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Like the pilgrims who gathered with their neighbors at Plymouth Rock after their first successful harvest in 1621, the early American colonists... (Read more)

Hell: a most unpopular idea

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

For the last twenty-five years, the moral landscape of our country has been changing. More and more people argue against the death penalty as a... (Read more)

The secularization of America

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

By year 200 A. D., the Christian faith had spread to most regions of the Roman Empire. However, those early Christians found that their faith was... (Read more)

The internet and freedom

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Modern technology enables us to communicate with each other, search out information and enjoy various types of entertainment with an astonishing... (Read more)

“Mother!” and the God of the Bible

By Bishop Robert Barron

Darren Aronofsky's latest film “Mother!” has certainly stirred up a storm, and no wonder. It features murder, point-blank executions,... (Read more)

Obligation in an Age of Rights: Sunday Mass

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

On Jan. 20, 1961, President Kennedy concluded his inaugural address, the first ever televised in color, with the stirring challenge: “And so, my... (Read more)

Building Bridges, Opening Doors

By Bishop Thomas J. Tobin

Today a few thoughts about building bridges and opening doors, themes which have appeared in religious news stories in the last few weeks. On a... (Read more)

The power of love

By Archbishop José H. Gomez

Our long, difficult summer in this country seems to continue without end. Even as the violence of Charlottesville and its aftermath still weigh... (Read more)

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