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Social media and the Christian responsibility to speak the truth with love

Social media and the Christian responsibility to speak the truth with love

The clarity and compassion with which Catholics discuss the topic of same-sex attraction in the public forum has improved significantly over the past decade or so. This is owing to a greater understanding of scientific, psychological, and pastoral considerations connected with homosexuality, and especially of the persons who live with this ...

On behalf of the Courage, EnCourage, and Truth and Love community, may you all have a happy and blessed Christmas!

“Coming out” at Christmas: A pastoral response to parents

Amid the many joys of the Christmas season, we also come face to face with many challenges. It’s an incredibly busy time, for a start, which often leaves little time or energy for the kind of spiritual preparation that such ...

The Vernacular of Pornography Part II: Our Pornographic Lives

Click here to read \"The Vernacular of Pornography Part I: The Metaphysics of Porn\" This attitude of preferring the simulation of potentiality over the tactile heft of actuality has seeped into the world of things, and also the world of ...

Coming out for the holidays

It’s a complicated world. A parent in your child’s school leaves her husband for a neighbor woman. The most involved parents in the Rosary Apostolate have a son who now identifies as female. Your cousin, niece, nephew, uncle, son’s ...

A word of welcome from Cardinal Dolan

One example of the great wisdom of our Catholic faith is the recognition that sometimes things that seem opposed really go together – it is not either/or, but both/and.  Bishop Robert Barron, my friend and brother bishop from Los ...