By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSiteNews - The just-released apostolic exhortation on holiness, Gaudete et Exsultate is stirring up controversy and seems to take aim at some of the Pope’s critics in the Church… “Because of the divisions which have gotten worse under this papacy,” said Faith & Reason Institute President Robert Royal, when Pope Francis “puts out a document like this which is largely good, we can’t read it without suspicions, or ... controversy.”
By John Clark, Seton Home Study School - After we arrived back home from Mass on a recent Sunday, my eight-year-old daughter Mary Katherine asked me if I would play “Littlest Pet Shop” toys with her... As I played with Mary Katherine, I was not only reminded of happy moments with my older daughters, but of something that we fathers can sometimes forget: the importance of spending time playing with children...
By Anthony Esolen, The Cardinal Newman Society - Now, you know that something is very wrong with your society when Louisa May Alcott strikes you as more sensitive to the masculine character and genius, and wiser about who boys are and how to make them into men, and more adventurous in her treatment of children generally than you are.
By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News - Speaking of the widespread use of pornography in modern society, (Fr. Pedro Barrajon LC) said he believed organizers of the course wanted to discuss “this modern cultural phenomenon of an evil that harms people,” not to ignore the role of personal responsibility, but to explore whether there is demonic influence in pornography use, and to what extent.