Notre Dame, and other buildings like it, are left over from an age that believed something fundamentally different about art and design.
If we’re just sitting around assuming that we are destined for reward when we’re not, the best thing we can encounter is a bit of that old fashioned cynicism.
At every turn of scandal, authorities, including the Pope, continue to tell us that these are symptoms of clericalism.
We’re avoiding the difficult yet necessary duty of conforming ourselves to what God requires of us and, instead, trying to conform our religion to our pre-existing preferences.
If we all have the desire to do the right thing, but aren’t necessarily always willing to, does that mean that our desires to do the right thing translate into high moral inventory?
Halloween's origins are, in fact, very Christian. Halloween falls on October 31 because of a Pope, and its observances are the result of medieval Catholic piety.
The bed was originally part of a TWA plane commissioned by the Vatican for use as John Paul II's papal plane in the late 1970's and now resides in Kansas City.
Coffee is the one of the most consumed drinks in the world, second only to water. If you can't start your day without a morning cup of coffee, thank Pope Clement VIII.
In the past two millennia the True Cross has been hidden and rediscovered many times; broken apart and dispersed in many pieces on a journey across the world. What remains of the True Cross, and where is it located today?
As Catholics, we commonly have religious items blessed, whether it be by a priest or bishop. However, over time statues and rosaries may become broken from use, or palm may naturally degrade. How do we properly dispose of them when they become damaged?