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Catholic Doctrine

Bishops Debate Where Doctrine Ends, Pastoral Practice Begins

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Senior Catholic leaders meeting at the Vatican are deep into passionate debates about how the church can respond to the realities of modern fami...

Will the Catholic Church Save Itself From Itself?

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.15.2014 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Young people at Eastside Catholic High School, a private school in a suburb of Seattle, Washington have taken this Pope's words as infallible, but, unfortunately, the administration under the archdiocese of their school must not have received the memo.

Progressives vs. Conservatives: The War over Catholic Doctrine

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.12.2013 | Religion
Phillip Martin

Whoever succeeds Pope Benedict faces challenges that will impact Catholics everywhere, but will the choice have any impact on Catholic doctrine, which many believe is suspended somewhere between the Council of Trent counter-reformation and Vatican II.

Relishing Relics: Will John Paul Go To Pieces?

Bill Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bill Briggs

As the appetite among the faithful surges for papal relics, will the Vatican truly keep a lid on John Paul's body?

Lutheran Leader Seeks Communion Agreement With Pope

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Luigi Sandri Religion News Service ROME (RNS/ENInews) The president of the Lutheran World Federation is calling on Lutherans and Catholics to issu...

Memo To Catholic Conservatives: Two Great Saints Stand Behind the Pope's Statement On Condoms

James Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
James Heffernan

When conservative Catholics idolize the golden calf of moral absolutism, they forsake the teachings of the saints.