Jesus Christ: King of the Universe

This past Sunday was the feast of Christ the King, and I was talking with some friends of mine about the lack of artwork depicting our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ as such.  The best example I can think of is at the Vatican.  Lining the top of St. Peter’s Square are statues of theContinue reading “Jesus Christ: King of the Universe”

An Election Day Message

Since you’re here, EPIC Radio is taking over an FM station and we need your help!  Your donation of just $10 a month or more can help bring Catholic radio back to our community in Wake Forest.  Click here for more info. I’ll keep this short because I’ve said all of this before on previous postsContinue reading “An Election Day Message”

On Catholics and Peace: Pope Francis and the 21st Century

EPIC RADIO HAS THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE AN FM RADIO STATION IN WAKE FOREST.  HELP US GET IT ON THE AIR!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO. The final segment in this series details the modern adaptations of peace in the Catholic Church including the recent writings of Pope Francis.  A detailed bibliography has beenContinue reading “On Catholics and Peace: Pope Francis and the 21st Century”

On Catholics and Peace: The Bomb

EPIC RADIO HAS THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE AN FM RADIO STATION IN WAKE FOREST.  HELP US GET IT ON THE AIR!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO. This weeks post deals with the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Arguments have been made on both sides as to whether or not thisContinue reading “On Catholics and Peace: The Bomb”

On Catholics and Peace: After the Great War

EPIC RADIO HAS THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE AN FM RADIO STATION IN WAKE FOREST.  HELP US GET IT ON THE AIR!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO. Continuing on from my post on St. Augustine, we move forward in time to after the Great War, the war that was supposedly to end all wars.  AfterContinue reading “On Catholics and Peace: After the Great War”

On Catholics and Peace: Augustine and the Just War

EPIC RADIO HAS THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE AN FM RADIO STATION IN WAKE FOREST.  HELP US GET IT ON THE AIR!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO. The next few post come from a project I worked on earlier this year detailing the history and concepts of Catholic peace theory.  I plan to release thisContinue reading “On Catholics and Peace: Augustine and the Just War”

“Theybies,” Gender, and Scripture

It’s been a while since I made a Cultural Commentary post and usually they coincide with my finding an article about our increasingly secularized culture to comment on.  Today’s is based on of a report from NBC News about two parents who have decided to raise children without telling them their gender.  More on thisContinue reading ““Theybies,” Gender, and Scripture”

An Independence Day Message

Yes, this is another post on how the “dogma should live loudly from within you.”  But first, I want to tell you about our new podcast, In the Apostles’ Doctrine with Matthew Pope.  Acts 2:42 says, “They spent their time in learning from the apostles, taking part in the fellowship, and sharing in the fellowshipContinue reading “An Independence Day Message”

Here we are again

Unfortunately we’ve arrived at a point again where the United Kingdom has decided that they have the right to block a child’s parents from recieving the healthcare he deserves.  Back last year we had this same issue with Charlie Gard, who the government would not allow to be flown to the United States or theContinue reading “Here we are again”

A Letter from a Young Adult

What I’ve pasted below is a clipping of a letter from a young Catholic father of three.  It was posted on First Things website by Archbishop Charlse Chaput of Philidelphia.  What I’ve pasted is only an excerpt so I encourage you to check out the full article on First Things. We young people crave theContinue reading “A Letter from a Young Adult”