David G. Bonagura Jr. teaches at St. Joseph’s Seminary, New York. He is the author of Steadfast in Faith: Catholicism and the Challenges of Secularism and Staying with the Catholic Church: Trusting God’s Plan of Salvation.
Note: Today, Robert Royal files the third installment from Rome for The Vatican Thing: “What is to be Done?” Bob writes about the ongoing conversation about Ukraine in the Vatican and among Italian journalists, and about the role Pope Francis can and should play in efforts to end the war. You can read the report by clicking on the title in this note or by clicking on EVENTS above and then selecting THE VATICAN THING from among the drop-down options.
If they fail moreover to respond to that grace in thought, word and deed, not only shall they not be saved but they will be the more severely judged. (LG 14)