How much has Milwaukee's Basilica of St. Josaphat cost over the past century? The rough answer is: many millions. Whether it's worth the cost is an ancient debate.
Where do the desires that direct your life find their source? And how and when do they assert themselves through all unlikelihood and doubt?
Laws that once upheld the "traditional views" of marriage social conservatives advocate were dismantled piece by piece because they inflicted other moral costs.
Continuing Cathy Kaveny's conversation about catechesis, one reader raises a challenge for the church.
"Speak frankly,” Pope Francis said at the opening of this month’s Extraordinary Synod on the Family. “Let no one say, ‘I can’t...
Written with the school’s cooperation, this history recounts the story of Regis High School warts-and-all, including the intrigues surrounding its founding.
Commonweal writers represent a heritage that traces all the way back to the greatest of early Christian theologians.
"I felt that I had spent quite enough time in a classroom and should find a real life."
The fact is: In this discouraging book, the future looks bad for just about every flavor of Catholic.
Commonweal refused to abandon its belief in democracy or Catholic truth, arguing that in the modern world the health of one was related to the health of the other.
The catechesis of the 1970s became a cautionary tale, the model of what not to do in passing on the faith. For years I was sympathetic to that analysis. But now?