“Charity in Truth”

Pope Benedict XVI’s third encyclical, Caritas in Veritate, has been signed (on July 29, the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul) and released. A couple snippets from the introduction: In the present social and cultural context, where there is a widespread tendency to relativize truth, practising charity in truth helps people to understand that adhering […]

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Truth or Consequences

In addition to books by Sr. Joan Chittister and her ilk, I also receive review copies of titles that are most welcome additions to my nightstand. I’m finally getting around to reading Against the Grain, a new collection of essays by George Weigel that I’m enjoying immensely.  In the context of identifying various themes from Pope John Paul II’s masterful 1991 […]

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