As 2018 comes to a close, I wanted to take a look back at some of the top stories impacting Christianity in 2018. 1. The death of Billy Graham Arguably the leading figure in American […]
The sexual abuse scandal is the never ending story. This week, authorities in Houston raided the offices of Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, who’s the archbishop of the Houston-Galveston Catholic Dioceses. Being the archbishop of the fourth […]
Pope Francis is reversing the teachings of the Catholic Church in saying that capital punishment is inadmissible. One of the significant differences between Catholics and Protestants is the approach to scripture and tradition. Tradition is […]
For the first time since 1415, there will be a living ex-Pope, as Benedict XVI announced today that he will be resigning from the Papacy on February 28.
In leading a church with a billion members and being one of the most influential people in the world, I feel that the fact that he is resigning is a remarkable show of humility and something which should be applauded. I’m not sure how conservative Catholics will receive this. But for those outside the church (and for more nominal Catholics), I think that the pope’s recognition of his failing health and his inability to execute the job to the necessary degree of aplomb is in the best interest of the Church.