The Church

The Pain of Pope Benedict's Resignation

Andrew M. Haines

The personal decision of the Holy Father was a final public instruction on the practical, sometimes uncomfortable character of deep faith expected for each and every Christian.

The papacy The church

Ladaria: A Wonderful Appointment to Head the CDF

Andrew M. Haines

I remember him — back when he was just Father Ladaria — as an extremely gentle but intellectually powerful man.

The church

A Church Loved, Not Criticized

Andrew M. Haines

We should recall and speak first of “God’s wisdom, mysterious, hidden, which God predetermined before the ages for our glory."

Theology The church