Category Archives: In The News
Baby Boomers are killing the Knights of Columbus… but they don’t have to50
August 4, 2017 by Alex Johannigman
Earlier this week, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson announced that the Knights of Columbus were going to abandon their ceremonial caps …
How can we make these shootings stop?Leave a comment
June 13, 2016 by Alex Johannigman
God’s Command to Welcome the Stranger Still Applies1
November 18, 2015 by Alex Johannigman
Reexamining Pope Francis’ “Who am I to judge?”Leave a comment
September 22, 2015 by Alex Johannigman
We’ve all heard that quote thrown around and if you’re like me you’re probably getting sick of the quote being used to downplay the gravity of sin, particularly sexual sins. But I wonder if there’s more to that famous quote than many of us have noticed.
We tend to focus on the word judge. It often gets associated with Jesus’ quote “Do not judge, or you too will be judged.” But what if the word that Pope Francis had on his mind when he uttered that now famous phrase wasn’t judge, but I?
So Your Country Just Redefined Marriage… Now What?Leave a comment
June 26, 2015 by Alex Johannigman
The Tale of Two Fallen Stars We Need To ForgiveLeave a comment
June 9, 2015 by Alex Johannigman
7 Trends Destroying Families Faster Than a Same-Sex “Marriage” License in Texas5
February 20, 2015 by Alex Johannigman
Beneath all of the talk about “marriage equality” and “preserving the sanctity of marriage” there are much more harmful trends that are destroying the health and stability of marriages and families than the legal status of same-sex unions. The scariest part is that most of us are contributing to the problem.
A Rabbi Walks into the Vatican and Shares Some Poetic Theology of LoveLeave a comment
November 20, 2014 by Alex Johannigman
I’ve been hearing a lot of great things being said about the presentation given at the Humanum Conference by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the former Chief Rabbi of the UK and the Commonwealth, so I decided to start by watching his speech. I was very impressed by what he added to the conversation. One of the things I admire most about the Jewish faith is how poetic a lot of their theology is. Rather than speak about all the problems that the modern definition of marriage has (high divorce rates, abortion and contraception, ignoring gender, etc.), he discusses why marriage as it has been understood throughout history is so beautiful and necessary.