British PM Boris Johnson's son baptized Catholic at Westminster Cathedral

British PM Boris Johnson's son baptized Catholic at Westminster Cathedral

La Croix International staff - United Kingdom - Activities

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's infant son has been baptized Catholic. The Archdiocese of Westminster has confirmed that the baptism of Wilfred Johnson took place in London's Westminster Cathedral on September 12. That private ceremony was attended by both parents and a limited number of guests. 

Church Numbers in the World

Church Numbers in the World

GianPaolo Salvini, SJ - La Civiltá Cattolica - Church Issues

The vitality of the Church and, above all, the faith that animates her pastors and her faithful cannot be measured by numbers and statistics. Only God knows the mysterious and unique relationship that unites him to people who profess themselves Catholic. This is what constitutes the essence of the faith.

 
How Catholic is Biden?

How Catholic is Biden?

Michael Sean Winters - The Tablet - Activities

On Ash Wednesdays, Joe Biden’s forehead carries a tell-tale smudge. If he wins in November, he will be the second Catholic President of the United States, after John F. Kennedy. Yet his pro-choice position aggravates those who see abortion as the pre-eminent issue in public life. 

Moving Beyond Mistakes and Weaknesses

Moving Beyond Mistakes and Weaknesses

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

The excusable doesn’t need to be excused and the inexcusable cannot be excused. Michael Buckley wrote those words and they contain an important challenge. We’re forever trying to make excuses for things we need not make excuses for and are forever trying to excuse the inexcusable. Neither is necessary. Or helpful.

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