(RNS) — Like Newman, most of us will never be called to martyrdom. But, also like him, we are meant to use our intellect to reason our way to the moral truths that alone give life meaning and direction.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) —– Newman's conversion to Catholicism at a time when he was already a prominent Anglican priest was controversial, but his promoters believe he could bring divided Christians together.
(RNS) — For many religious people, faith has become a countercultural rejection of elements of secular culture. It’s traditionalism as transgression. You might even call it tradpunk.
(RNS) — Those whose descent leads to dramatic suffering can rest assured that Christ suffers along with them and provides hope of the resurrection.