To be blunt, and this may surprise many, the Catholic position does not hold the view that the United States has some divinely appointed role in the world. American exceptionalism, especially when understood in its triumphal form and used as a means to affirm dominance is clearly a social sin and might also be idolatrous
What would it really look like if we took the Good News and witness of Jesus Christ seriously in our world today? Following the call of Pope Francis, it’s time we organize and rebuild a movement for social and personal change.
The historic vote this week by a slim majority of the British people to leave the European Union –the so-called “Brexit” – signals a major political and economic challenge. But […]
What, if anything, does the great feast of Pentecost say to the Church today?
College students represent one of the most powerful demographics in the United States and Catholicism is the one of the largest religious traditions among college-age students in the country. A mobilized movement of this demographic could have a transformative impact on higher education, on the church, and social issues around the world. The time is now for a renewed student movement.
The feast of the Lord’s Baptism has much to say to the culture of indifference that allows the destruction of people and planet. The Lord’s baptism invites us to develop an incarnational spirituality throughout our lives.
The Christmas season offers Christians a very different model of greatness than the one that is assumed in presidential debates and campaign ads. What model do we choose?
To mark the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the start of the Year of Mercy, Daily Theology recognizes Pope Francis as a real Jedi Master. The Force […]
Note: This post is a joint post by Daniel Cosacchi, a frequent guest on Daily Theology and Kevin Ahern. As always, posts do not necessarily reflect the views of other […]
Upon arriving in New York, Pope Francis immediately traveled to the center of the city’s ecclesial and civic life for a service of “Vespers with the Clergy, Men and Women […]