Chaput’s Take on America’s Future

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, at this year’s Napa Institute, delivered a spot-on lecture assessing our cultural climate and what Catholics need to do to help get our country back on track. Here’s an excerpt: Critics often accuse faithful Christians of pursuing a “culture war” on issues such as abortion, sexuality, marriage and the family, […]

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The Wise Matchmaker’s Match

Yesterday marked the installation of CUF episcopal adviser Archbishop Charles Chaput as the ninth Archbishop of Philadelphia. The archbishop’s inaugural homily in Philly provided an excellent catechesis on the relationship between a bishop and his local flock. “My appointment to Philadelphia is an arranged marriage, and the Holy Father is the matchmaker,” Chaput said. He went […]

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Is modern man capable of the liturgical act?

That’s the question Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., asked (and answered) at the Liturgical Institute of the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Illinois, where he delivered the Hildebrand Distinguished Lecture. His talk was entitled “Glorify God by your life: evangelization and the renewal of the liturgy.” A couple excerpts… From early in […]

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