Catholic News & Perspective

July 2022

Jul 6

Archbishop Lori: In a post-Roe world, ‘the goal is to change the culture’

By: Joseph R. LaPlante The Supreme Court decision June 24 in the Mississippi abortion case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturned Roe v. Wade set off a political and cultural earthquake in America that changes the landscape for how the Catholic Church and the pro-life movement advocates for...
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Jul 4

Letters to a Young Catholic: How to grieve

By: Leonard J. DeLorenzo The good thing about not caring about something is you don’t care when it’s gone. Actually, that’s not a good thing at all. Maybe it’s convenient and easier not to care, but we are created to care about things and especially about people. The risk of pain in losing who and what we care about is...
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Jul 1

Opening the Word: Are we disciples on mission?

By: Father Joshua J. Whitfield Earlier, Jesus sent the Twelve on mission (cf. Lk 9:1-6). Now he sends 70 more. Or, 72. The textual evidence is insolubly divided about the exact number; but don’t worry, it’s really not important. Don’t worry if your friend’s Bible has a different number! The point seems to be...
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