When we try to be in charge of anything, including our spiritual life, we can narrow ourselves and limit what we might be given. We are part of something larger.
Where do the desires that direct your life find their source? And how and when do they assert themselves through all unlikelihood and doubt?
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.