Recent evidence suggests that if we intervene in Syria, we are less likely to end the suffering than to compound it, stretching the killing out over decades.
Although sex can be a volatile distraction, it can also be a positive, joyous, even stabilizing element of a well-integrated life.
Scarcity, whether of time or of money, taxes our bandwidth. If you have to think nonstop about either, you can’t think about much of anything else.
Israel’s bombing and invasion of Gaza raises questions about the ethics of military strife in an era when war has become asymmetrical.
Irish Catholicism’s abuse crises are more than just an Irish problem, and more than just a Catholic problem.
If Dubus were a dogmatist, he would lay judgment on the adulterers in his fiction. Rather, he reveals how faith helps and hurts them in equal amounts.
The fragile economy of Uganda's Karamoja region is one that is based on cattle, just as life is, and that life has never been easy.
A friendship between two priests manifests the possibility of different relations between Orthodoxy and Catholicism in easternmost Europe.
Why are social conservatives eagerly citing—and in the process, badly distorting—queer theory? To defend traditional ideas about sexuality.
In his short and perplexing concurrence on Hobby Lobby, Justice Kennedy offered a path to resolving the dispute over the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate.
It's one thing to be asked to provide contraception, another to contribute to a plan covering it, and another to tell the government your religious objections to it.