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Monday, November 4, 2019

Cardinal Sarah’s Guide to the New Counter-Reformation

Cardinal Sarah’s Guide to the New Counter-Reformation

Michael Warren Davis
 

In 1577, St. John of the Cross was taken prisoner by a group of Carmelites from Toledo who were opposed to the reforms of the Order he was undertaking with St. Teresa of Ávila. For eight or nine months, he was held in a six-by-ten-foot cell. The ceiling was so low that John (not a […]

Abandoning Apostolic Celibacy Would Be a Mistake

Eoin Cronin
 

In the eighteenth-century comic poem Cúirt an Mheán Oíche (“The Midnight Court”), the narrator expresses frustration at her lack of marriage prospects, berating the young men of her day for their scheming, selfish ways. In spite of an abundance of attractive young women eager to marry and start families, these lazy men would rather chase […]

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