Posts Tagged ‘Catholic identity’

Complaints of hostile environment at US Catholic university Comments 0

Friday, June 19th, 2015

A survey of faculty at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles has shown only one third of professors are Catholic. St John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae stipulated that the majority of staff at Catholic universities should be Catholic. The LMU survey reveals conservative Catholic staff believe they are in an environment that is hostile Read more

Pope says Catholic charities must be Catholic Comments 0

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI has asked bishops to take greater steps to ensure that Catholic charities operating in their dioceses adhere to Catholic teaching and retain their Catholic identity. The Pope said it is the duty of diocesan bishops and parish priests to see that the faithful “are not led into error of misunderstanding” through charitable Read more

Why I’m still a Catholic Comments 1

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Why am I still a Catholic? How should I answer this important question? In truth, sometimes I’m not sure why. Yet I know the Church frames my identity, as basic as that. It’s the source of consolation without peer. I can’t slough it off: it’s too embedded in the way I see the world and Read more

Catholic identity theft Comments 0

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Identity theft is a major crime around the world. It usually involves stealing personal details: name, age, address, social security details; banking information and the like. In a strangely analogous way, there is concern growing that forces mysterious may even be stealing our Catholic identity! If we had to report such a theft, how would Read more