Edith e Elizabeth

Entre as insinuações que, com frequência, se tem dito contra a Igreja Católica, estão as seguintes: 1) a Igreja reprime mulheres, e 2) o filósofo/teólogo favorito da Igreja, Tomás de Aquino, está irremediavelmente fora de moda. Eu gostaria de convidar duas notáveis senhoras a colocar suas luvas de boxe e de desafiar qualquer pessoa a […]

Edith and Elizabeth

Among the common slurs one often hears against the Catholic Church are that 1) it represses women, and 2) the Church’s favorite philosopher/theologian, Thomas Aquinas, is hopelessly out of fashion. I should like to invite a couple of remarkable ladies to put on their boxing gloves and challenge anyone to speak those claims to their […]

Artists Formerly Known as Saints

As the death of ‘Prince’ was emblazoned on the front pages of the Western world’s newspapers, I had to wonder – once again – why we treat musicians, actors and the occasional politician as contemporary equivalents of traditional saints. Before the 20th century, our entertainers were regarded with affection, and a certain amount of respect, […]