Essay: Rolling Stone has received a lot of pushback for its cover image. But here's why you should support its decision.
Essay: A Mumford & Sons concert includes biblical allusions, spiritual yearning and prayers of the heart: refreshing, but not overtly religious.
Essay: Any parish is a mix of people at various stages of their lives and a variety of emotional states. Like any family.
Essay: There are fewer women joining religious communities. But all is not lost: There are other alternatives for women who want to serve.
Essay: A forum on faith-based humanitarianism in May discussed the layers of complexity that come with such aid.
Essay: The two Capuchins approach their leadership roles in different ways, illustrating the paths Catholics can (and do) walk.
Essay: For a family separated when the bombs went off near the finish line, nothing was worse than not knowing.
Conventional wisdom tells us Chávez was a despot who destroyed a once vibrant democracy, but others see another side.
What does it mean for a pope today if he bravely takes the name of Francis? The concerns of the 13th-century saint must be taken seriously.
Essay: We can't forget the advice of Teresa of Avila, who wrote that given the choice between a saintly confessor and one who is a good theologian, trust the theologian.