Spiritual Reflections: A comparison of the synoptic Gospels with the Gospel of John reveals obvious differences, one of which concerns the miracles or wonders worked by Jesus.
March 14-27, 2014
Spiritual Reflections: Each of our four evangelists writes from the perspective of a unique theology, often contradicting the theology of those who wrote before or who would write afterward.
Column: If the church wants to encourage adoption as a choice for women who cannot parent their biological children, we need to pay attention to our language on adoption.
Catholics in the United States and Australia have ringing similarities, the most evident being that their churches are undergoing a major transition.
Column: Did anyone not cherish Pete Seeger? For his ardency. His optimal resilience. His picking on a banjo, strumming a guitar and singing folk songs in thousands of concerts.
Appreciation: Dominican Sr. Kaye Ashe was part of a generation of smart, gutsy women who opened the world's eyes to Catholic women's potential and barriers to its fulfillment.
We say: Francis' delight in stirring things up is no more evident than in the preparation for the October's Synod of Bishops.
At its highest levels, the church is discussing family issues. But just what a potential revamp will look like depends on with whom you're speaking.
Viewpoint: The UN interrogation of the Vatican about priestly child abuse is long overdue, but it remains to be seen how effective Pope Francis' child abuse commission will be.
Former Notre Dame linebacker Prince Shembo said he is innocent in an alleged sexual battery against Elizabeth "Lizzy" Seeberg, who committed suicide in 2010.
Shembo was not charged for the incident or suspended from school, but addressed the allegations for the first time at the National Football League Scouting Combine Feb. 22 in Indianapolis. Shembo is entering May's NFL draft.