Finding Sainthood: An Academic Contribution to Nicholas Black Elk’s Cause for Canonization

By Michael Steltenkamp, S.J. A well-known passage in the New Testament reports an incident that took place after the resurrection of Jesus (Luke 24:13-36).  The scene depicts two of his […]

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Confessing the Sins of American Exceptionalism

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

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