"My tears are not for him—for he knew, all his life, that his Redeemer lives, and he has now been gathered by the Lord in whom he trusted."
From the standpoint of Catholic theology, how is the editor of First Things in a position to make that claim on behalf of Fr. Neuhaus? Is he assuming that a Catholic can ordinarily enjoy the assurance of salvation? Didn’t Trent anathematize that presumption?