“If it’s a sign of our fallenness that we get the politicians we deserve, it’s surely a sign of grace that we get the teachers we don’t. For the last 52 years, the boys at Regis High School have been graced to have John L. Connelly as their teacher.” Read the rest of The Catholic Catalogue Profile, “Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion” by Professor Scott D. Moringello after the jump:
The Church knows we will fall short. John Allen on Pope Francis’ new Apostolic Exhortation, “The Joy of Love” or “Amoris Laetitia”: Pope Francis Lets The World in On The Church’s Best Kept Secret. Buy the book here.
Mother Angelica passed away on Easter Sunday. John Allen writes in Crux about how her life demonstrates that women can have power in the Catholic Church. Read it here: We Shall Not Look Upon the Likes of Mother Angelica Again
The Pope’s last stop in Mexico was the city of Juarez where he met with prisoners and said Mass at the border, speaking about the plight of migrants. John Allen writes: Pope Winds Up Trip in Mexico, The Big Picture. And: The Pope At the Border, A Prayer for Migrants. Also: Pope Tells Inmates: No One is Beyond God’s Mercy. See photos and highlights from Pope Francis’ time in Mexico and listen to the story from NPR after the jump: