Sexual misdeeds, false identities, cult worship, theft, and murder; If this astonishing tale were not true, it could be the work of an accomplished mystery writer.
We are defined by what we love, and love of the common good enhances and completes us in a way the individual, private good is unable to do.
What some critics see as Rolheiser’s complacent, uncritical embrace of modern secular society is actually borne of his confidence in God's abiding presence and care.
As Donal Cooper and Janet Robson show in this fascinating study, the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi played a crucial part in promoting Francis and his mission.
The court majority failed the empathy test and lost a chance to balance honor of religion's role in public life with the rights of those of all faiths.
A decade ago, who would have guessed that controversies about male circumcision would roil European countries and achieve resonance in the United States?
Social and religious conservatives should have been the first to oppose the effort to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds.
The presence of the Amish in America poses a conundrum: How do a people who espouse a slow and simple way of life not only survive but thrive in a hypermodern world?
To foster a more productive Catholic-Jewish dialogue we need to pose two further questions, one backward-looking and one forward-looking.
Evangelicalism is still very much around, and understanding such a diverse movement is a formidable challenge. Molly Worthen is to be commended for helping meet it.
Msgr. Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y García-Menocal, faithful priest, seminary rector, and prolific writer who died January 3, was also a great Cuban patriot.