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AD2000 Article Index - 2010


Volume 23 Number 1 - February 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Editorial: A new decade but the same challenges remain, Michael Gilchrist
St Mary Mackillop: Canonisation: about holiness, not miracles, Fr Paul Gardiner SJ
News: The Church Around the World
Preparation time: New Missal translation nears completion: a window of opportunity, Michael Gilchrist
Letters: New priests for the Sydney Archdiocese, Fr Michael De Stoop
Climate change: which Catholic response?, William Kininmonth
Priest denounces 'deniers' of man-made climate change, Michael Gilchrist
Catholic Culture: 'A small brave initiative': Campion College's second graduation, Br Barry Coldrey
Indian martyrs: Present-day martyrs in India and Pakistan, Babette Francis
Foundations of Faith: Celebrating the Eucharist during the early Christian centuries, Br Barry Coldrey
Letters: Climate change, Ron Blackstock
Letters: World government, Emidio Restall
Letters: Climate change: facts, J. Holder
Letters: Overpopulation, George Simpson
Letters: Green religion, Deric Davidson
Letters: Vale Brian Mullins, Ken Bayliss
Letters: Faith alone, Rex Dale
Letters: Greetings from India, Fr S. John Joseph PP, VF
Letters: Crucifixes, Arnold Jago
Books: FIRES OF FAITH: Catholic England Under Mary Tudor, by Eamonn Duffy, reviewed by Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Books: SECULAR SABOTAGE, by Bill Donahue, reviewed by Fr Martin Durham
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Reflection: Accepting the reality of death: Christ's message of hope and consolation, Andrew Kania


Volume 23 Number 2 - March 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Annunciation: Benedict XVI: Mary's acceptance of the Divine Word
Secularism: Benedict to UK bishops: resist secularist threat, Michael Gilchrist
News: The Church Around the World
Netherlands: Remnants of faith in Europe's most secularised nation, Marina Corradi
Year for the Priest: English-speaking clergy: first ever international conference, Fr Glen Tattersall
Courage: A Catholic psychologist exposes 'gay' myths, Marie Mason
Culture of Life: Cardinal Pell receives pro-life von Galen Award, Babette Francis
Archbishop Saldanha reports from Pakistan, Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha
Foundations of Faith: What the Second Vatican Council really said, John Young
Conversion: Paul Fitzgerald: my spiritual journey, Paul Fitzgerald
Youth: Summer School of Evangelisation: helping young people's faith, Johanna Banks
Events: AD2000 - Passover Meal - 30 March 2010
Letters: Climate censorship, Michael Griffiths
Letters: Genuine ecumenism, Rev Fr M. Durham
Letters: Evil laws, Ken Bayliss
Letters: Common sense, Maureen Federico
Letters: Faith alone, Frank Mobbs (Dr)
Letters: Women priests, Robert Prinzen-Wood
Letters: Seminarian's prayer, J. Loring
Holy Week: Holy Week 2010: Extraordinary Form of the Roman Liturgy (1962 Missal)
Books: Adrienne von Speyr: THE BOUNDLESS GOD and CONFESSION, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Books: THE GOD WHO LOVES YOU, by Peter Kreeft, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Books: LORETO IN AUSTRALIA, by Mary Ryllis Clark, reviewed by Katharine Munro
Gaudeamus igitur: University graduation: a young Catholic's Valedictory Address, Michael Gleeson
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Reflection: Mary in medieval art: an expression of the Church's faith, Bishop Arthur Serratelli


Volume 23 Number 3 - April 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: Easter - from death to eternal life, Pope Benedict XVI
More Australian Anglicans respond to Benedict XVI's invitation, AD2000 Report
News: The Church Around the World
Irish child abuse scandal and cover-ups: bishops meet with Pope, Michael Gilchrist
Formation: Young Australian Catholics commit to promoting Judeo-Christian values, Richard Lyons
Bishop Kevin Rhoades: Tribute to an outstanding American Church leader, Fr John Trigilio
Religious freedom: UK Catholic schools forced to teach homosexuality in the classrooms, Babette Francis
Foundations of Faith: How do Catholics relate to non-Christians?, Fr Dudley Perera OMI
Jerusalem: Catholic soldiers' World War I military pilgrimage in the Holy Land, Tom Johnstone
Real Presence: Eucharistic Adoration: ultimate weapon of spiritual warfare, Fr Martin Durham
Letters: Debate needed, Fr Bernard McGrath
Letters: Rosary, John R. Barich
Letters: Family, Arnold Jago
Letters: No citadels, Arthur N. Ballingall
Letters: Why not adoption?, Tom King
Books: CREED OR CHAOS: Why Christians Must Choose Either Dogma or Disaster, Sayers, reviewed by Terri Kelleher
Books: FROM HERMES TO BENEDICT XVI: Faith and Reason in Modern Catholic Thought, reviewed by Tracey Rowland
Books: WEDNESDAY WARRIORS: Doing it for the Jumper, by James Gilchrist, reviewed by David Perrin
Poetry: Jerusalem, Town of Contrasts, John O'Brien
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Reflection: The Resurrection: cornerstone of the Christian faith, Fr Dennis Byrnes


Volume 23 Number 4 - May 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Editorial: Abuse of minors: why the Church is targeted, Michael Gilchrist
Anglican: Anglicans and Christian unity: progress report, Bishop David Robarts
News: The Church Around the World
Culture Wars: Christians uniting to take a stand: the Manhattan Declaration, Bishop Julian Porteous
Liturgy: Reform of the reform: a 'shift in liturgical culture', Archbishop Mark Coleridge
Culture: The vocation of Christians in public life, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
Parish life: A youth apostolate that works, Fr John O'Neill
Obama Health Bill: how liberal nuns undermined US bishops' opposition, Babette Francis
Foundations of Faith: The Mass: early centuries to Vatican II, Br Barry Coldrey
Conversion: 'Strangely and suspiciously tall': an Evangelical meets the Mother of God, Terri Kelleher
Letters: Child abuse, Arnold Jago
Letters: Non-Christians, Fr Brian Harrison OS
Letters: Correction
Books: BE TO ME A FATHER AND A PRIEST, by Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: NINETEEN EIGHTY FOUR, by George Orwell, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: INSIDE THE NEW AGE NIGHTMARE, by Randall N. Baer, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
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Reflection: Our prayers and God's silence: what Scripture says, Arthur Ballingall


Volume 23 Number 5 - June 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Editorial: Pentecost Sunday: the 'birthday of the Church', Michael Gilchrist
Missal: New Mass translation: Archbishop Hart interview, Archbishop Denis Hart
The New Evidence: Shroud of Turin: the scientific case for fresh carbon dating tests, Michael Gilchrist
News: The Church Around the World
Ecumenism: Christians and Muslims: peaceful co-existence?, Mohammad Al-Sammak
FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: The Eucharist: the background to Vatican II's liturgical reforms, Br Barry Coldrey
Christians and political action: euthanasia, Babette Francis
American survey of young Catholics confirms Benedict's agenda, Carl Anderson
Pysanky: Paschal traditions: symbolism in popular Ukrainian Christianity, Andrew Kania
Passover: Understanding the Jewish traditions behind the Catholic Mass, Gabrielle Walsh
Letters: Climate alarmists, P.C. Wilson
Letters: Wake-up call, Fr Bernard McGrath
Letters: Wimsey or whimsy?, Terri M. Kelleher
Books: SURVIVALS AND NEW ARRIVALS: Old and New Enemies of the Catholic Church, Belloc, reviewed by Terri M. Kelleher
Books: THE KING'S ACHIEVEMENT, Robert Hugh Benson, reviewed by Michael E. Daniel
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Reflection: Benedict XVI on the Church's birth and universality at Pentecost, Pope Benedict XVI


Volume 23 Number 6 - July 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Editorial: Religious education: the challenge of secularism, Michael Gilchrist
Events: Leading US Catholics to visit Australia
Archbishop Chaput defends the Pope and the Vatican over abuse lawsuits
News: The Church Around the World
Newly discovered World War II documents further vindicate Pius XII
Book launch: Cardinal Pell's new book 'Test Everything' launched, Michael Gilchrist
Trends: The Church in 50 years: John Allen's predictions, Frank Mobbs
FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: What we can know about heaven from Scripture and the Church, John Young
Two views: Vatican II, infallibility and the Church today, James Bogle and John Young
New apologetics for the new evangelisation
Books: THE ABBESS OF ANDALUSIA: Flannery O'Connor's Spiritual Journey, Lorraine Murray, reviewed by Terri Kelleher
Books: CONVINCED BY THE TRUTH: Embracing the Fullness of Catholic Faith, John Fleming, reviewed by John McCarthy
Books: HANDING ON THE FAITH IN AN AGE OF DISBELIEF, by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
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Reflection: The challenge: how to spread God's word in a secular culture, Bishop Arthur Serratelli


Volume 23 Number 7 - August 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Feast of the Assumption: Benedict XVI's homily
Troubled future of the Church in Ireland, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin
News: The Church Around the World
The Mass: why we should focus on its essence, Fr John O'Neill PP
Liberalism: Christian churches and the 'religious left', Babette Francis
Foundations of Faith: The Sacrament of Penance: whatever happened to confession?, Br Barry Coldrey
Foundations of Faith: The angel who died on Christmas Day, Arthur N. Ballingall
Justice: A Queensland Year 12 student: the injustice of abortion
Vocations: Mother Dolores Hart OSB: from Hollywood to convent, Michael Gilchrist
Letters: Liturgy
Letters: Infallibility, Dr Frank Mobbs
Letters: Safe abortion?, Maureen Federico
Letters: Obama Health Bill, Sr Rose Mary Kinne OP
Letters: Euthanasia, Dr Arnold Jago
Letters: Definitions by design, J. Loring
Letters: Future Church, John Barich
Books: THE CATHOLIC PRIEST IMAGE OF CHRIST: Through Fifteen Centuries of Art, reviewed by Terri Kelleher
Books: THE GUILLOTINE AND THE CROSS, by Warren H. Carroll, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: BLESSED PIUS IX, by Roberto de Mattei, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: JESUS CHRIST, YESTERDAY, TODAY, FOREVER, by Fr Anthony Percy, reviewed by Micheal Daniel
Books: DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT CATHOLIC HISTORY: From the Catacombs to the Reformation, reviewed by Terri Kelleher
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Reflection: Why the true meaning of marriage must be enshrined in law, Archbishop John C. Nienstedt


Volume 23 Number 8 - September 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Appeal: 2010 Fighting Fund launched, Peter Westmore
Britain prepares for Benedict XVI's visit, Joanna Bogle
News: The Church Around the World
Academia: Challenging times for Catholic universities, Babette Francis
University: Another successful Australian Catholic Students Conference, Br Barry Coldrey
Ecclesial movements in the life of the Church, Bishop Julian Porteous
Cinema: The Waiting City - An Australian film of religious significance, reviewed by M.A. Casey
Foundations of Faith: Do people of faith lack reason?, Frank Mobbs
Natural Family Planning: Kyrgyzstan leads the way, Paula Flynn
Vocations: The story of a grandmother and her love of the priesthood, Andrew Kania
Letters: New evangelisation, Retired Queensland Priest
Letters: Religious liberty, John Young
Letters: Infallible teaching, Fr Brian Harrison OS
Letters: A rejoinder to John Young, James Bogle
Books: Edith Stein Discovered / Edith Stein and Companions, reviewed by Terri Kelleher
Books: LETTERS TO A NON-BELIEVER, by Thomas Crean, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: MEETING JESUS AND FOLLOWING HIM: A Retreat, by Cardinal Francis Arinze, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Books: THE TEMPLARS: Knights of Christ, by Régine Pernoud, Br Barry Coldrey
Formation: MacKillop College: Wagga's educational showcase, Joanne Andrews
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Reflection: Accepting the reality of sin: a cornerstone of Christian faith, Fr Dennis Byrnes


Volume 23 Number 9 - October 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Editorial: Benedict buries ghosts of the Reformation, Peter Westmore
Culture of Death: Euthanasia: latest frontier for legalised death in Australia, Babette Francis
News: The Church Around the World
Youth: Young adult Catholic ministry: hopeful signs continue, Br Barry Coldrey
Real Presence: Nigerian priest brings Eucharistic Adoration to a Brisbane parish, Bob Denahy
New Missal: Why we need the new translation of the Mass, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Foundations of Faith: Archbishop Hickey: Time to stand up for Christian marriage, Archbishop Hickey
Celebrating National Marriage Day 2010, David Walsh
Good priests: the Church's essential foot soldiers, Cardinal George Pell
Latin Mass Melbourne: Rosary Sonatas
Pilgrimage: 20th Annual Bendigo to Ballarat Christus Rex Pilgrimage
Letters: Little Angels, Fr M. Shadbolt
Letters: Pastoral Council?, Peter D. Howard
Books: THE PATH TO ROME: Modern Journeys to the Catholic Church, reviewed by Bishop David Robarts
Books: WEDNESDAY WARRIORS: The St Pat's Ballarat Tradition, by James Gilchrist, reviewed by Cardinal George Pell
Books: Two upcoming launches of new titles from Freedom Publishing/Gracewing UK
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Reflection: The faith through symbols and stories, Andrew Kania


Volume 23 Number 10 - November 2010 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: Feast of All Saints: Benedict XVI's homily, Pope Benedict XVI
Canonisation: St Mary of the Cross MacKillop: let the truth be told, Peter Westmore
News: The Church Around the World
Homosexuality: Courage and EnCourage Chicago Conference: holiness the key, Marie Mason
Gendercide: how abortion targets baby girls, Peter Kavanagh
Liturgy: Catholic funerals: Bishop Elliott explains Melbourne's guidelines, Bishop Peter J. Eliott
Vocations: Priestly and religious vocations upsurge in the US, Tim Drake
Saints: Blessed John Henry Newman: why he is worthy of canonisation, Frank Mobbs
Ukrainian Catholics: Ukraine's University of the Catacombs, Andrew Kania
Letters: Catholic funerals, George Simpson
Letters: Benedict XVI in the UK, Arnold Jago
Letters: Future Church, Tom King
Letters: Vatican II: infallibility, John Young
Letters: Infallibility criteria, James Bogle
Letters: Definitive or not?, Fr Brian Harrison OS, STD
Letters: Declarations, Frank Mobbs
Letters: Abortion, Moya and Leo Morrissey
Letters: Elephants in the room, Frank Bellet
Books: Damien of Molokai: the Leper Saint, by Robert Louis Stevenson, reviewed by Michael E. Daniel
Books: HIS NAME IS MERCY, by Fr Ken Barker MGL, reviewed by Archbishop Denis Hart
Books: BLESSED JOHN  HENRY NEWMAN: A Richly Illustrated Portrait, by K.D. and D. Fso, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Fighting Fund progress
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Reflection: The woman in another place [Luke 4:38-39; Acts 12:12-17), Babette Francis


Volume 23 Number 11 - December 2010 - January 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: Christmas, Pope Benedict XVI
Euthanasia: Australia's Christian churches unite in opposition, MIchael Gilchrist
News: The Church Around the World
Youth: Another successful Australian Catholic youth initiative, Br Barry Coldrey
Call to Holiness: Facing life issues in love and truth, Babette Francis
Congress for Life: Catholic orthodoxy: key to promoting the culture of life, Cardinal Raymond Burke
Homily: Christus Rex Pilgrimage: Building God's Kingdom on earth, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Catholic origins: Psychology and Christianity: need they be at odds?, Wanda Skowronska
Poetry: Euthanasia, the insidious escalator, Bruce Dawe
Letters: Eucharistic faith, Anna M. Silvas
Letters: Marriage, Arnold Jago
Letters: Lay saint?, Eamonn Keane
Letters: Euthanasia, Brian Coman
Letters: Ecumenism, Kevin McManus
Letters: Family breakdown, Peter Gilet
Books: EDMUND CAMPION, by Richard Simpson, revised by Peter Joseph, reviewed by Fr Anthony Robbie
Books: THE LAST CRUSADER, by Louis de Wohl, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: FIVE SMOOTH STONES: A 40 Day WYD08 Journal, by Stephen Lawrence, reviewed by Bishop Joseph Grech
Fighting Fund: 2010 Fighting Fund progress
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Reflection: Messiah: the one anointed by God to reconcile sinners, Fr Dennis W. Byrnes