What does it mean to be “loyal critics” of the Church?

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The question increasingly presents itself: is there a functional schism in the Roman Catholic Church today? For a start it needs to be said that the question is one for experts in ecclesiology, church history, Vaticanology. However, it is also a matter of enormous pastoral concern … Continue reading What does it mean to be “loyal critics” of the Church?

Fr. Joe Nangle discusses the disparity between “first world” Christians and the poor

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace A missionary Franciscan brother of mine told me of a conversation he had with a Bolivian woman. He was planning a trip to the United States and the woman asked him if he could find out if Americans actually used drinking water in their toilets. Such … Continue reading Fr. Joe Nangle discusses the disparity between “first world” Christians and the poor