In This Issue:

BEFORE SPOTLIGHT
by Tom Doyle
“Spotlight” captured “Best Picture for 2015” at the Oscar ceremonies. The movie tracks the Boston Globe investigation of the pedophilia scandal involving the clergy. Years before the movie was made, Tom Doyle was seeking justice for the victims of sexual abuse. He helped expose the scandalous cover-up that eventually shook the highest levels of the Catholic Church. Read more.
INFALLIBILITY
by Hans Küng
Renowned theologian, Hans Kung, traces the origins of the doctrine of infallibility of church teaching. His open letter to Pope Francis calls for a “constructive revision” of the infallibility doctrine. Without this, Kung assets, “real renewal will hardly be possible.” Read more.
REFLECTIONS OF A PRACTICAL LITURGIST
By Tom Poelker
The Mass is the most familiar form of liturgy for most Catholics. Tom Poelker speaks to the true purpose of this communal prayer and how different today’s gatherings have become. He holds reforming our liturgies closely to structural Church reform. Read more.
WHEN PLATO’S ASCETIC SCHOLARS CONFISCATED THE CHURCH
by Edgar Davie
“Within one century after Jesus’ crucifixion, all original Jewish-Christians and Jesus’ Catholic Church were gone. They were replaced by Plato’s powerful pagan Gnostic-Christians, who taught that Christ did not die on the cross.” Davie presents a detailed history how of the influences of the Plato scholars has led to a church with a celibate priesthood and denial of ordination for women.Read more.
NOTES FROM THE EDITOR
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Cover Art by: Le Moyne College Communications students

Cover Art by: Le Moyne College Communications students


“Dear brothers and sisters, I have often thought of how the Church may render more clear her mission to be a witness to mercy; and we have to make this journey. It is a journey, which begins with spiritual conversion. Therefore, I have decided to announce an Extraordinary Jubilee, which has at its centre the mercy of God… a Holy Year of Mercy.”

Pope Francis

 

 

 

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Archive of Previous Issues
……….Volume 1, Issue 1, April 2014
……….Volume 1, Issue 2, July 2014
……….Volume 1, Issue 3, October 2014
……….Volume 1, Issue 4, January 2015
……….Volume 2, Issue 1, April 2015
……….Volume 2, Issue 2, July 2015
……….Volume 2, Issue 3, October 2015
……….Volume 2, Issue 4, January 2016