The Catholic Thing
The Archbishop-Elect of Dublin, Dermot Farrell, gave an interview to the Irish Times soon after his appointment had been announced by the Holy See, calling the teaching of the Catechism of the Catholic Church on homosexuality merely technical.
The veteran German journalist discusses his new biography of Benedict XVI, and reflects in detail on Ratzinger's childhood, personality, education, and role in key Church events.
Many readers will be happy to know progress is being made with the construction of the new traditional Carmel in Fairfield, Pennsylvania.
It is 4:00 a.m. and fifteen Carmelite sisters arise to this call, dating back to the days of their foundress, Saint Terese of Avila.