How is there no salvation outside of the Church?

The Catholic Church says in Unam Sanctum (A.D. 1302), “Furthermore, we declare, we proclaim, we define that it is absolutely necessary for salvation that every human creature be subject to the Roman Pontiff.” But Lumen Gentium (A.D. 1963) says, “Those also can

Can the pope overturn a previous pope’s teaching?

A reader asks: “Does the pope have the authority to overturn pronouncements of previous popes, for example, in matters of contraception and the ordination of women?” As Monsignor Charles Pope explains, we must distinguish between different types of law and teaching. There

Why can’t Catholic schools act Catholic?

A reader asks: “Why are ‘Catholic’ universities, colleges and high schools allowed to bestow honors on pro-abortionists? Does this not violate Church directives? In his latest column, Monsignor Charles Pope explains the Land O’Lake gathering, and its document, where many Catholic college

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