Posts Tagged ‘Culture wars’

Written record challenges Viganò’s ‘truth’ Comments 0

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Viganò

On Sunday, Father Federico Lombardi and Father Thomas Rosica issued a joint statement disputing one of the claims Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò made in his recently published letter. Their statement is based on a hand-written record of a meeting they had with Viganò. Lombardi is the former director of the Holy See Press Office and Read more

Having lost the culture wars, should Christians withdraw? Comments 0

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Conservative Christians in America are enjoying fresh winds of political favor. In his first month in office, President Trump upheld his promise to nominate a conservative Supreme Court justice. Last week, his administration rescinded former guidelines allowing transgender students to use the public school bathrooms of their choice. And evangelical leaders report having direct access Read more

Pell warns against lay preoccupation with priests’ tasks Comments 0

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Cardinal George Pell has warned lay people against fleeing from the world and becoming preoccupied with church services and tasks of the priesthood. Speaking in Ireland, the cardinal said the so-called culture wars “are entering a new phase of political struggle which can only be fought by laypeople”. He urged young people to get involved Read more