February 7, 2018

Grisez called ‘remarkable man’ whose work was ‘utterly true to the faith’

The late Germain Grisez, an influential Catholic philosopher, ethicist and moral theologian, was "a remarkable man" and a "very firm believer" whose faith "was unswervingly orthodox," Jesuit Father Peter Ryan said Feb. 6.
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German cardinal urges pastoral care, but not ‘blessing’ of gay couples

The president of the German bishops' conference urged priests to provide better pastoral care to Catholics who are homosexual, but he said, "I think that would not be right" when asked if he could imagine the Catholic Church blessing gay couples.
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Bread and butter and memories

Every time I spread butter on bread, I stop and think of our friend, Father Tom.
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Pilgrim pope: Benedict says he’s journeying toward God

"I am on a pilgrimage toward Home," retired Pope Benedict XVI wrote, capitalizing the Italian word "casa" or "home."
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