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Benedict the Brave: The Regensburg Address Ten Years Later

by James Day, for Catholic World Report On September 12, 2006, Pope Benedict XVI took to the dais of the University of Regensburg’s Aula Magna to offer a few “memories and reflections.” Contrary to the resulting rebukes, the 79-year-old pontiff knew exactly what he was doing. Ten years ago Pope Benedict XVI took to the […]

October 8, 2016
Agbaw Ebai
Who Do You Say I Am?

At the Second Vatican Council, Catholicism gave itself a hermeneutic that certainly marked a profound shift regarding Church-world relations. This is what the Council said:  “To carry out such a task, the Church has always had the duty of scrutinizing the signs of the times and of interpreting them in the light of the Gospel. […]

February 9, 2016