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?
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