05/30/17

Nostra Aetate and the Catholic Response to Islam – Crisis Magazine

I have encountered serious Catholics who have invoked the Vatican II document Nostra Aetate (Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions) as seemingly discouraging or even reproving any kind of searching public examination and criticism of Islam. What exactly does this short statement of the Vatican II Fathers have to say about …

Source: Nostra Aetate and the Catholic Response to Islam – Crisis Magazine

05/10/17

Ronald Reagan, John Paul II, and Fatima – Crisis Magazine

It was June 6, 1987. Ronald Reagan was on his way to Rome to meet with Pope John Paul II. Their first meeting at the Vatican had taken place five years earlier, June 7, 1982, whereupon the two men shared their mutual convictions that they believed God had spared their lives from assassination attempts the …

Source: Ronald Reagan, John Paul II, and Fatima – Crisis Magazine