Mar 15, 2002

Table of Contents

Online Edition – Vol. VIII, No. 1: March 2002

Table of Contents

Art, Image and Artists – Part II — Sacred art, inspired by faith, both reflects and informs the culture — by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Milwaukee: Cathedral of Saint John reopens after controversial renovation — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

Re-pitching the Wrecking Ball Feverish haste to remodel churches reflects radical renovation of theology — by Matthew Grantham

The Question of Altar Girls Revisited Recent Letter from the Holy See clarifies earlier ruling — by Kenneth D. Whitehead

Shades of the Seventies: "Wonder Bread" Masses "Real Food" vs "Real Presence"?; Illicit or Invalid?; Ecumenism, multiculturalism and theology. — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

News What of Holy Days? | Saving Catholic Art | Spinning the GIRM | Moves is Monterey | No problem with women priest, Irish bishop says |The norm is kneeling

The Reality of the Real PresenceSome have questioned Christ’s "physical presence" in the Eucharist — what does this mean? — a theological explanation. — by Donald J. Keefe, SJ — (Text includes an excerpt from Mysterium Fidei of Paul VI, "The Physical Reality of Christ’s Body and Blood in the Eucharist", for full text see Church Documents, Mysterium Fidei)



Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI served as Pope from 2005 until his resignation in 2013.