Vatican II and Divine Mercy: Why I Appreciate Pope Francis’s Decision on the Latin Mass

16 minutes Available in Spanish here. By Christopher Centrella, Executive ProducerFranciscan University of Steubenville The opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Clarifying Catholicism, nor of everyone affiliated with Clarifying Catholicism. If someone wishes to write an opposing article, please Contact Us. I would like to begin this article by acknowledging my […]

Homosexuality: The Vocation of Chaste Importance and Acceptance

9 minutes By Jonathan Stodola, Saint Louis University The Catholic Church teaches that homosexual couples should not be sacramentally married. However, the tension between many homosexual couples and the Church is not necessarily their lack of marital recognition but rather comes from the lack of vocational options once marriage has been ruled out. Starting from the Triune […]

Finding Francesco: A Communion of Gifts and Talents

10 minutes Written by Paul Gillam (Saint Louis University) | Edited by Ariel Hobbs The following was a college essay written by Paul Gillam. It has been edited and approved by Ariel Hobbs. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to […]

A Word of Hope: Divine Mercy

7 minutes Available in Spanish here. For more information about this topic, please watch the following video: By Christopher Centrella, Franciscan University Let’s face it: We live in hard times. Besides this recent coronavirus pandemic, there is so much chaos in our world today. Many people struggle with intense emotional and mental pain; so many believe that […]

A Challenging Smile: Meeting Pope Francis

3 minutes By William Deatherage, Chief Executive of The Defenders of Faith Last week, I was presented with the honor of attending the Vatican’s Perspectives on a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament. The primary purpose of this conference was to foster dialogue about avenues towards eliminating the possession of nuclear weapons. Attending this […]