Recent Editorial

  • Become a source of encouragement for others

    Aug 31, 2018

    At the conclusion of this World Meeting of Families, we gather as a family around the table of the Lord. We thank the Lord for the many blessings received in our families.

  • The body of Christ must reclaim our Church

    Aug 25, 2018

    We are the body of Christ, we are the church. It is time that we demand that bishops claim their true vocations as servants to the people of God. And they must live that way.

  • A new prison for the Church in China: Sinicisation

    Aug 25, 2018

    By the end of August, all the dioceses of China have to present a five-year plan (2018-2022) to the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association (CCPA) and

  • Statement of Episcopal Commitment from US bishops

    Aug 25, 2018

    In a lengthy letter to US Catholics Aug 16, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo announced three key goals and a comprehensive plan to address the “moral catastrophe” of the new abuse scandal hitting the Church.

  • Chinese authorities halt youth summer camp

    Aug 16, 2018

    A summer camp for youngsters in Tianjin Diocese of northern China was forced to close by authorities citing implementation of the revised religious re

  • Pope rehabilitates Church radicals and rebels

    Aug 16, 2018

    It should be clear by now that those who are most scandalised and confused by Pope Francis are found within the ranks of the Catholic clergy and among

  • Prophetic priest challenges Catholic comfort zones

    Aug 16, 2018

    The the hierarchy of the Church has marginalised and even punished these Gospel-inspired people because they did not meet its institutional, juridical

  • ‘Amoris Laetitia’ revolutionises through formation

    Aug 10, 2018

    When Pope Francis first issued Amoris Laetitia, the apostolic exhortation on marriage and family life, a little more than two years ago, I commented that, as important as the text was, what really mattered is the texts it would spawn.

  • A deeper respect for life

    Aug 10, 2018

    From the quick reaction in some quarters to the Vatican’s announcement that the Catechism of the Catholic Church will henceforth state that the death penalty is “inadmissible,” one might think Pope Francis had just ordered the execution of a lineup of conservative theologians.

  • Xi Jinping is losing the tariff war

    Aug 04, 2018

    The great dissident, in exile in the United States, dismantles all the "weapons" that the Chinese president has put in place to counter the US in the tariff war one by one. Within the Party there are many critics of Xi and there is the risk his end is near. The free world (EU, USA, Japan, etc ...) seems to be coalescing against China's corrupt business practices. A reform of the judicial system is urgently needed.