Covenant and Communion
In some ways it seems like yesterday I was hailing—in this very column—the election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as supreme pontiff of the Church.
I noted that he was the first world-class biblical theologian to be elevated to the papacy. I observed that he was probably the first pope since St. Peter to be so steeped in the doctrine of the ancient rabbis.
It seems like yesterday, but it’s...
Bible and the Sacraments in Toledo
Once again, it was a great day. We spent it studying the origin, meaning, and mysteries of the sacraments of grace. At...