WHY I AM STILL IN THE CHURCH

An audience of almost a thousand responded in Munich on June 4, 1970, to an invitation from the Catholic Academy in Bavaria to an evening lecture by Professor Joseph Ratzinger, then Ordinarius for Dogmatics at the University of Regensburg. Evidently the topic, “Why I Am Still in the Church Today”, had squarely addressed a problem Read More …

Thoughts on sacred gestures

Sacred gestures resemble those gestures that we experience day by day: they describe not only our inner life, but also the way we interact with our peers. We learn this language of faith in a multitude of ways, sometimes unconscious, by imitating the gestures that those around us do. This is the first step in Read More …