When he was received into the Académie Française on December 15, 2005, the anthropologist and philosopher René Girard delivered a eulogy to his predecessor, the Dominican Ambroise-Marie Carré. In one short sentence, he described “all that the post-conciliar chaos was dilapidating – the sense of what sin is, unconditional commitment, love for Catholic dogma, scorn for idle controversies” (René Girard and Michel Serres, Le Tragique et la Piété). He also mentioned the “experimental activities” that much of the clergy enthusiastically put into practice, “at the time when all the ambitious were capitalizing the word ‘contestation’.” This was in 1968.
Fr. Christian Thouvenot, Secretary General of the FSSPX, discusses the differences and astounding similarities between the two accounts of a meeting which took place during the "Hot Summer of 1976".
Supporters of Benedict XVI’s call for “mutual enrichment” featured prominently at the Summorum Pontificorum conference and pilgrimage.
It is often stated that the Catholic Church's teachings are at odds with the morality of the death penalty. We study the teaching of the Church on this issue.
Why choose to address the question of the papacy in a Catholic magazine? Aren’t all readers sharing the same faith and accepting of the Pope's Authority?
In this second part of a study on Canon Law and Pastoral Practice with SSPX Marriages, Fr. Knittel examines the 1983 Code and the state of necessity today.
An article by Bishop Athanasius Schneider on “the interpretation of Vatican II and its connection with the current crisis of the Church” in Corrispondenza Romana has been circulating online for some time.
On July 26, 2017, Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana in Kazahkstan, published a column in the Corrispondenza Romana, on the theme of “the interpretation of Vatican II and the current crisis in the Church”. Here are the main points of his article.