Francis X. Maier

Author Archive

  • Mar 3, 2021
    Charles Chaput retired as Philadelphia's archbishop exactly one year ago, and for him at least, it's been a quiet and very private twelve months. Private, but not unproductive.
  • Feb 23, 2021
    For Catholics, the Second Vatican Council (1962–65) stands as the key event of the last 60 years. It renewed the Church's self-understanding. It reimagined her relations with...
  • Feb 4, 2021
    Martin Luther liked to say, "Don’t lie when you pray." It's one of my favorite lines. I don't know if he really said it or not, because I got it off the Internet more than a...