By Brad Miner, The Catholic Thing - What Is Man? is a new book – new anyway in English, having been published at the end of 2019 in Italian as Che cosa è l’uomo? – from the Pontifical Biblical Commission. As such, it has no identified author or authors. (The English version was prepared by Fathers Fearghus O’Fearghail and Adrian Graffy.) It carries the subtitle, A Journey through Biblical Anthropology and is a defense of the Biblical roots of Catholicism’s view of human beings and our relationship to God.
By Erika J. Ahern, EWTN News - In The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision, Erika Bachiochi issues a ringing call to correct the course of modern feminism, which has for decades pursued a philosophical, legal and moral suicide mission. Through the thought of Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792), Bachiochi proposes a dynamic way forward for rebuilding the women’s movement.
By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture - In a signed document explaining his “Rationale for a Diocesan Vaccination Covid-19 Policy,” Bishop Ronald Fabbro of London, Ontario, opens with a curious statement about the Church’s role: Our Church must be mindful that we are a component of society, unique in our vocation, but similar in operation and exposure as many others.
By Rodney Pelletier, Church Militant - New study shows fewer gay, more faithful priests... Priests ordained in the last 11 years are more faithful to Catholic Church teaching, according to a new study... The report, published Nov. 2, examines the question, "Is homosexuality in the priesthood diminishing?" It explores the results of the 2021 Survey of American Catholic Priests to compare the faithfulness of priests ordained before 1981 to those ordained after 2010.