You Don’t Need To Be a Heretic To Be Wrong

Heresy has been a popular term in the last two weeks. Various people have been pronouncing, and taking umbrage at, accusations of heresy, stated or implied, mistaken or spot on. Some, it seems, believe that using the word heresy steps outside the bounds of fair comment and is, and therefore justifies, an ad hominem attack, … More You Don’t Need To Be a Heretic To Be Wrong

Mitis Iudex: While Canonists Hesitate, Rome Speaks

On Monday of this week, the Canon Law Society of America began its annual conference. While seminars have dealt with a range of issues, Mitis Iudex and its proper implementation have, unsurprisingly, been the major focus. On Tuesday, Francis Morissey, a well known but controversial canonist, addressed the general assembly. Morissey was not a member of … More Mitis Iudex: While Canonists Hesitate, Rome Speaks