It’s bad enough that college is so expensive. But the toll exacted by the extra burden of student debt threatens the common good higher ed is meant to preserve.
The revolution in Ukraine is about the thuggery of Yanukovich's regime, the impoverishment of the nation, and the thieving from the state coffers by his associates.
How I learned about Ned O’Gorman's life of coping—through community, through place, through verse, through secrets, and through faith.
Legislative prayer is the subject of the latest religion-clause challenge to reach the U.S. Supreme Court.
Images, names, and circumstances make it clear that sacrament and mystery are vital to writer David Schickler's worldview.
On the thirtieth anniversary of Joseph Bernardin's lecture on the consistent ethic of life, four contributors reflect on its meaning for today's church.
Unless the exchanges make clear which plans cover elective abortion and which don’t, the ACA’s requirement that insurers segregate abortion funds makes little sense.
We asked some younger Catholics, themselves just setting out in life, to compose responses to the stories in our symposium.
In his Fordham lecture Bernardin mentions abortion ten times. The word “fetus” appears twice, but the words “woman” and “women” do not appear at all.
Thirty years later one wonders how many recall the debates the lecture engendered. It bears re-reading; the challenges it poses may be even more pressing now.
Bernardin grasped the idea that the Church’s most important contribution to public life is in shaping a cultural consensus on attitude.
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