Year: 2019

Pope Francis Preaching in Madison Square Garden, September 25, 2015 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Antoine Mekary / ALETEIA)

Francis: Evangelize by Example, not Pushing Your Faith on Others

Unfortunately, English publications fail to make a distinction made in other languages so people confuse what Pope Francis says sometimes. Here’s a clarification that got big about this point. Recently, Pope Francis answered questions from high school students and suggested […]

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A priest confessing with the autistic infinity symbol (Photo: CC0 Josh Applegate, Unsplash; infinity and composed image, own work)

Autistic Confession: Tips for Both Sides of the Screen

I recently wrote a piece on confession for autistics. I want to help both the individual autistic confess well and the priest to hear the confession well. My piece on the topic was recently published on Aleteia: [Autistics] make up 1.5% […]

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Fr. Chad Zielinski, now bishop of Fairbanks, preaching as an air force chaplain (CC0 government photo)

We Need to Bring Back Parish Missions on Contraception

Following the post I made recently on explaining contraception, I follow up with one way I think that we can do this effectively. In the past, pastors would often ask visiting preachers to talk about the tough moral issues during […]

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