Any college-aged man entering a Catholic seminary during the ongoing crisis of the priestly sexual-abuse scandals does so with a certain amount of self-...
Christianity is in profound self-contradiction when it is anti-Judaic; when Christianity does not love the Jews, it corrupts its love of Jesus Christ at the core.
If a president says anything critical about what Christians may have done at any point in history, he's destined to be attacked for engaging in “moral equivalence."
Spiritual communion, yes; sacramental communion, no. Times may have changed since 1972, but have they changed so much as to invalidate Ratzinger's earlier opinion?
I spent hours into the night in my small convent room, praying that I would get through the next day's lessons without breaking down or bolting. Bolting from Edward.
Tushnet's memoir illuminates a theology of friendship, the outward-looking call to love and serve, devotions to troubled saints, and a healthy anti-clericalism.
Archbishop Cupich talks about immigration, abuse and accountability, what happened at the synod on the family, and meeting the needs of Chicago Catholics.
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.
Sex for the fun of it, children if and when we choose and of the sort we choose. But would such a world be good for children? And would it be good for sex?
Mario Cuomo, who died on January 1, 2015, maintained "an extensive, friendly, always civil although not always harmonious relationship with Commonweal,"...
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.