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Ask a Franciscan: Is Every Encyclical Infallible?

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 7/2/15 8:45 PM

Q. I know that the pope’s infallibility is not a personal trait but is part of his office as the...

Ask a Franciscan: How Did Evil Begin?

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 6/25/15 8:40 PM

Q. What is the absolute root cause of evil? How can an absolute evil (the devil) come from an...

Prayerful Preaching

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 5/25/15 1:00 PM

When Fernando Bulhom, an Augustinian canon in Portugal, became a friar in 1220 and took the name...

Ask a Franciscan: Why Is There So Much Injustice?

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 5/11/15 1:05 PM

Q. If God is all-powerful and all-good, why does evil exist? I have heard the theories of human...