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.
This gloomy, powerfully acted series imagines the aftermath of a cryptic development: 2 percent of the world’s population has vanished, and no one knows why.
It's not the case that Francis has little interest in theological exchanges. Rather, interreligious friendships are more the basis for dialogue than its by-product.
A pressing matter for the Catholic Theological Society of America: What can or should the organization do to be more welcoming to “conservative” theologians?
New evidence shows that government-funded, early childhood interventions can actually help instill many of the virtues whose absence conservatives lament.
Francis’s new language and style have not been universally welcomed by the bishops, especially those in Italy, where the old guard seems especially recalcitrant.