Fascinating format can promote understanding among religions
A new book defines what interreligious dialogue should not be and what it can be, and the deepening of our own Catholic faith that can happen through dialogue with the religious "other."
Prayer books for Advent, Christmas, Year of Mercy
More than 20 titles to choose from for die hard readers, Pope Francis aficionados and the average Catholic searching for prayer guides. Plus a title for teenagers and another for moms.
Conversion is aim of pope’s ‘great reform,’ author says
Pope Francis has spoken several times about the church and its ministers recognizing their woundedness, seeking forgiveness and taking a step toward conversion, the author said.
BOOKS: Faith illumines thorny issues — Church’s social teaching explained
We might think it safe to say that the Church, like the world, is in disarray and is victim to the calamity of whim. A fellow English professor says so in his new book, “Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching.”
New York Cardinal’s reflections provide much food for spiritual thought
Anyone who has ever heard Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan — in personal conversation, interviewed on TV, giving a homily or addressing a conference — knows the archbishop of New York is not at a loss for words.
New compilations bring together diverse writings of learned Brits
‘The Reading Life: The Joy of Seeing New Worlds Through Others’ Eyes’ Author: C.S. LewisPublisher: HarperOneRelease Date: Oct. 15, 2019Length: 171 pp.Cost: $19.99 ORDER A COPY C.S....
‘He was a great,’ Pope Francis says of St. John Paul II
It's part biography of the late pope who would be 100 later this year and part Pope Francis' reflection about their encounters and spirituality.
Continuity in particularity: Cardinal looks at Pope Francis, Benedict XVI
Between Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI, there is "continuity of magisterium and particularity in pastoral style," but even more, there is "a living communion of affection."
Mysteries, dragons, saints fill summer reading for Catholic youth
The following books are suitable for summer reading.