If “chalice” is not required by the Latin language and it runs contrary to liturgical and patristic tradition, why are we saying it?
It's not the case that Francis has little interest in theological exchanges. Rather, interreligious friendships are more the basis for dialogue than its by-product.
A pressing matter for the Catholic Theological Society of America: What can or should the organization do to be more welcoming to “conservative” theologians?
Francis’s new language and style have not been universally welcomed by the bishops, especially those in Italy, where the old guard seems especially recalcitrant.
How is mercy key to understanding God? Commonweal posed this and other questions to Cardinal Walter Kasper.
It’s unfortunate that the Obama administration’s initial, parsimonious exemption for religious groups helped ignite the firestorm that led to Hobby Lobby.
Readers respond to stories on the LCWR and Christian Wiman.
To know you need help that you cannot somehow conjure up through your own power frees you. You have to turn from yourself to something outside yourself.
Would we be silent at our monastery meals, or would we whisper? Would we hide in our cells or go off on chatty walks in the woods? Both/and, it turned out.
in 1901, U.S. troops took as war booty some church bells that were rung as a signal for Filipino insurgents. For decades, Filipinos have been urging their return.
Blessed are the poor, for they shall enjoy the fruits of free enterprise if only governments will get out of the way.
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