The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; on those who dwelt in a land of darkness, a light has shone (Is...

This excerpt from a 1995 encyclical appeared in Restoration before—in April 2008. We are reprinting it because, unfortunately, we are now much further along the...

Rend your hearts and not your garments (Joel 2:13) With these penetrating words of the Prophet Joel, the liturgy of Ash Wednesday leads us into Lent,...