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Blogs for Stephen Kokx
Stephen Kokx is a journalist for LifeSiteNews. He previously worked for the Archdiocese of Chicago under the late Francis Cardinal George. A former community college instructor, Stephen has written and spoken extensively about Catholic social teaching, politics, and spirituality. His essays have appeared in a variety of outlets, including Catholic Family News and CatholicVote.org.He is the author of St. Alphonsus for the 21st Century: A Handbook for Holiness.
If AI is going to be used to publish rip-off versions of books, then there needs to be more oversight of the industry and someone needs to be held accountable for the new forms of intellectual property theft.
The Leonine Institute for Catholic Social Teaching recently launched an exciting new project called the 'Jubilee Debt Relief Program.' It’s a no-cost initiative that seeks to help persons who are having financial difficulties.
Ultimately, Pope Francis wants priests who are overly emotional social workers that will affirm laity in their sins. This stands in marked contrast to the wisdom of St. Alphonsus Liguori on priestly formation.
A newly launched recovery program for persons struggling with alcohol addiction incorporates the traditional 12-step Alcoholics Anonymous method but places an added emphasis on spirituality and family life.
Joseph Peluso was an American GI stationed in Foggia, Italy near Padre Pio’s convent in San Giovanni Rotondo during World War II who would hitchhike to attend his Masses and became part of the saint's inner circle.
'The people of Ottawa County overwhelmingly spoke with their vote to restore the constitutional rights of the people … and to protect their individual freedoms, parental rights and freedom of religion and conscience.'
‘If you want to drain the swamp, you cannot put the biggest alligator in charge of the exercise,’ noted Florida House member Matt Gaetz, warning against installing Kevin McCarthy as the next Speaker of the House.