The defense of human life. 51st Conference on International Issues

I plan to devote my presentation to reflection on the core nature of the theme of the defense of human life from conception to its natural end for the Social Doctrine of the Church, and also for the Catholic religion to continue having a public role, as it must necessarily have[1]. I consider it important to situate reflection on the […]

Address by Archbishop Gallagher at the Side Event entitled “Freedom from Persecution: Christian Religious Minorities, Religious Pluralism in Danger”. United Nations, New York, 28 September 2018

Address by H. E. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher Secretary for Relations with States, Head of the Delegation of the Holy See to the Seventy-third Session of the United Nations General Assembly, at the Side Event entitled “Freedom from Persecution: Christian Religious Minorities, Religious Pluralism in Danger” United Nations, New York, 28 September 2018   To View the Document

Death Penalty: Poverty and the Right to Legal Representation. Statement of Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. New York, 25 September 2018

Statement of H.E. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See, Head of the Delegation of the Holy See to the Seventy-Third Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the High-Level Side Event on “Death Penalty: Poverty and the Right to Legal Representation.” New York, 25 September 2018   View the Document

The liberating realism of Christian philosophy. Intervew with Stefano Fontana

Now available in bookstores is Stefano Fontana’s new book on medieval philosophy [“La sapienza dei medievali. La filosofia cristiana da San Paolo a Guglielmo di Occam”, Fede & Cultura, Verona 2018 – click here ] and this offers us an excellent opportunity to speak with the author about philosophy, and Christian philosophy in particular. Mr. Fontana, for such a long […]

A look at political Islam. A review of Marie ThérèsUrvoy, Islamologie et monde islamique

The Catholic world deals with the issue of Islam above all from the viewpoint of interreligious dialogue. The mounting presence of Muslims in countries of longstanding Christian tradition, however, makes it necessary to examine the Islamic world also from the strictly social and political viewpoints. This is something different with respect to the perspective of interreligious dialogue, but not at […]

A look at political Islam. A review of Marie ThérèsUrvoy, Islamologie et monde islamique

The Catholic world deals with the issue of Islam above all from the viewpoint of interreligious dialogue. The mounting presence of Muslims in countries of longstanding Christian tradition, however, makes it necessary to examine the Islamic world also from the strictly social and political viewpoints. This is something different with respect to the perspective of interreligious dialogue, but not at […]

The Social Doctrine of the Church: the new Manual by George J. Woodall

The destiny of SDC Manuals yesterday and today Is time still ripe for Manuals of the social doctrine of the Church? The publication of such a Manual at this time is a fact to be flagged with a certain sense of both surprise and satisfaction. I am referring to George J. Woodall, Dottrina Sociale della Chiesa, Fede & Cultura, Verona […]