For several years now, I’ve suspected that my entire generation had vanished from Catholicism.
The papacy satisfies the sense of mission Francis has always had. Now his mission is to breathe spirit back into Catholicism.
The profound transformation of public life wrought by Christian charity did not come out of nowhere; it was an inheritance the church received from the synagogue.
In his new book, 'My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer,' Christian Wiman reflects on faith, death, poetry, and God.
Do the essays by Leszek Kolakowski collected in 'Is God Happy?' have anything to say to twenty-first-century America?
Reflections on where American Catholic biblical scholarship has been and what direction it might profitably take in the years to come.
In content, theological style, and pastoral voice, Lumen fidei belongs primarily to the pope emeritus, but not entirely and not decisively so.
Because this work concludes Benedict’s trilogy of encyclicals on the theological virtues of faith, hope, and love, the stronger authorial hand belongs to him.
Over the course of six decades, Fr. Andrew M. Greeley—who died on May 30—wrote regularly for Commonweal. Here are excerpts from just some of his articles.
You wanted Father Andrew Greeley as your friend and not your enemy. He was ready to do battle at the first signs of disrespect toward those he cared about.
Last October the Roman Catholic Church elevated to sainthood two women of North America: Mother Marianne Cope, the German-American nun who spent her life providing...