Pontifex Minimus

From the Aug/Sept 2017 Print Edition

Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivityby james martin, s.j.harperone, 150 pages, $19.99 Is sodomy a sin? Perplexed readers of Fr. James Martin, S.J.’s latest book will want to put the question to him, . . . . Continue Reading »

Assassins of a Lesser God

From the March 1993 Print Edition

Jesus: A Life by A. N. Wilson Norton, 269 pages, $22.95 Live from Golgotha by Gore Vidal Random House, 225 pages , $22 Blasphemy is the derogation of God. To conceive of God apart from His holiness is intrinsically impossible. But to derogate God is precisely to deny His holiness. Therefore . . . . Continue Reading »

Of Rome and Runnymede

From the March 1991 Print Edition

Curious. Why should the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Boston Globe all see fit to carry the story of the promulgation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the papal declaration on the mission of Catholic universities? On the face of it, Vatican norms for higher education hardly seem to have . . . . Continue Reading »