What we call “science” today was first practiced at European universities founded by the Catholic Church. Almost no serious religion rejects science. However, history is…read more
Fortunately for human beings, God is able to make God’s self known to people even without use of the Bible. We probably all know stories…read more
When we think of the phrase “faith at work,” some conventional images might come to mind: a priest or nun caring for the poor, a…read more
There’s a side pocket on every suitcase for a traveler’s odds and ends: wrinkled train tickets, airplane sleep masks, and free hotel pens. It’s a…read more
Prevenient grace is a grace that comes without any effort or “earning” it on the part of humans. It reflects the fact that God takes…read more
Q: Why is the church so focused on banning contraception when over-crowding and over population is greatly dwindling the earth’s resources?
A: The Church is not trying to “ban contraception” — though given some of the recently media coverage I can understand why someone might think that it is.read more