The family under discussion when the extraordinary Synod of Bishops convenes at the Vatican Oct. 5 will bear little resemblance to the family of 50 or even 20 years ago.
W. Bradford Wilcox
Faith and Justice: The U.S. bishops feel besieged by their opponents in the culture wars, an attitude that could carry over into their statement on political responsibility.
It's "getting difficult" for Catholics to partner with the government in providing social services because of laws like a federal mandate requiring contraceptive services.
Grace on the Margins: W. Bradford Wilcox wrote that one way to end violence against women is for women to stop sleeping around and get married.