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Letter from Rome

It only took thirty-five years, but the Vatican’s Congregation for Saints finally recognized what almost every rational Catholic in the world had already known.

The Great Reformer

Through exposing Pope Francis's accomplishments, Ivereigh lovingly presents “the concrete Catholic thing” as something that has the power to create true solidarity.

A Listening Church

Archbishop Cupich talks about immigration, abuse and accountability, what happened at the synod on the family, and meeting the needs of Chicago Catholics.

Obama: Damn the Torpedoes

President Obama makes it clear that he thinks it’s more important to win a long-term argument with his ideological opponents than to pretend they'll work with him.

Robert E. White, 1926 - 2015

Robert White never forgot the murders of four churchwomen in El Salvador, and never ceased pressing for better political and economic conditions in Latin America.

The Limits of Philanthropy

The charity of Americans does not meet the needs of America’s poor, yet the tax code reinforces reliance on giving to make up for an inadequate safety net.

Mario Cuomo, Politician

A governor of modest achievements, Mario Cuomo nonetheless left a mark on the nation's broader political debates and offered a forceful rebuttal to Reaganism.

Discovering What Matters Most

The remarkable story of the Special Olympics, and how disability forever changed the lives of the Kennedy family.

'I Want to Be a Sister'

Where do the desires that direct your life find their source? And how and when do they assert themselves through all unlikelihood and doubt?

The Pope's American Messenger

The appointment of Blase Cupich will have an impact beyond the Catholic Church because it tells us about the role Francis wants the church to play in American life.

Farmer, Anarchist, Catholic

Tom Cornell has been a part of the Catholic Worker movement for more than sixty years. He started in 1953 when he was nineteen years old.

Understanding Scarcity

Scarcity, whether of time or of money, taxes our bandwidth. If you have to think nonstop about either, you can’t think about much of anything else.
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Book Reviews

One Nation Under God

April 20, 2015 | 0 comments

The World Beyond Your Head

April 16, 2015 | 0 comments

No Turning Back

March 26, 2015 | 0 comments

The Great Reformer

January 22, 2015 | 3 comments

Discovering What Matters Most

December 4, 2014 | 1 comment

Plot Twists

July 1, 2013 | 0 comments

A Bronx Tale

April 22, 2013 | 0 comments

When in Rome...

March 4, 2013 | 0 comments