Description: On July 18, 1870, the First Vatican Council approved Pastor Aeternus ,its dogmatic constitution on the Church. It is most well-known for the definition of papal infallibility, that the pope cannot err when teaching ex cathedra on matters of faith and morals. Important as that affirmation was, it’s not the most important effect of Pastor Aeternus. We talk more with Fr Raymond de Souza.
Fr. Raymond de Souza
Fr Raymond de Souza serves as the Chaplain at Newman House, the Roman Catholic chaplaincy at Queen's University. He is also editor-in-chief of the Convivium Project. Follow him on Twitter @fatherdesouza
Description: Flames engulfed the French Gothic Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes on Saturday, causing severe damage. The incident is now being investigated as arson. Add this to a long list of violence against Catholic Churches over the last several days – what is going on? We talk with Ed Condon.
Ed Condon is a canon lawyer and editor for Catholic News Agency. Follow him on Twitter @canonlawyered.