Death before birth brings a profound grief to a family. It blunts hope and forces mothers, in a very immediate, physical way, to confront death.
These are days of hope for American Catholics, yet the Church in the United States and elsewhere is struggling to recover an effective voice in public affairs.
Studies reveal a deeply divided America in which members of different “tribes” live separately from one another. Religious affiliation also separates them.
Contemporary liberal political philosophers are kindly disposed toward the idea of religious liberty but eager to contain the influence of religion over politics.
The transcript of the editors’ conversation with the pope has been translated from the original Italian into Latin, then English, then back into Italian ...
For several years now, I’ve suspected that my entire generation had vanished from Catholicism.
The author of the Fintan Dunne novels and "Banished Children of Eve" talks about the importance of cities, Catholic novelists, and the hard work of writing.
One might wonder whether there’s really a need for a special discipline to study God’s revelation. Can’t we just read it in the Bible and leave it at that?
We have so confused the sacrament with the legal arrangement that the meaning of marriage as a Christian mystery has been lost.
Does it make sense to call Francis a liberal? For that matter, can any faithful Catholic—a word that means “universal”—be described as “conservative” or "liberal"?
A conversation on our most egregious death-avoidance tactic: the disappearance of the dead themselves from the rituals at which their presence is indispensable.