Essay: Rolling Stone has received a lot of pushback for its cover image. But here's why you should support its decision.
Aug 2-15, 2013
We say: In the face of many difficulties, the voice and role of Catholic peace leaders is as urgent as ever.
Column: There is no consensus on what makes an entertaining faith-based program or movie that would appeal to a large audience.
There is a divide in America about what it means to be religious, with a majority believing it's about acting morally and a minority equating it with faith.
The decision, which took effect July 1, ends a three-year "formal partnership" between the two organizations that share goals in their missions, including peace and justice components.
Longtime anti-war activist Bob Graf is willing to go to jail to make the point that Marquette University needs to teach peace, not war.
"Gatherings such as this are much more powerful than a nuclear weapon," one protestor said.
A senior prelate's decision to not allow the 50-year-old Glenstal Ecumenical Conference to offer a shared Eucharist has placed the conference's future in doubt.
The Supreme Court ruling that DOMA is unconstitutional and in violation of the Equal Protection clause will certainly stir wider efforts to legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country. The movement in this direction seems inevitable and unstoppable. I don’t think it’s inconceivable that 20 years from now same-sex marriages will be almost universally accepted in civil society. The heavy support of young people, including young Catholics, according to recent polls, indicates the direction we’re moving in.
Commentary: The Vatican bank remains a rich source of material for Italian journalists, conspiracy theorists and anyone else who wants to build a case for Vatican intrigue.