Column: What better time to shop with a conscience than Christmas, the spiritual-gone-secular holiday now synonymous with "shop till you drop"?
Viewpoint: The attempt to popularize the 1962 Mass has serious ramifications. Will we be an inward-looking church or a Vatican II church?
Each of the 15 annual services for families of murder victims held in Brooklyn, N.Y., has followed a similar pattern. Each has been marked by a uniquely memorable event.
Viewpoint: In last week's election, the U.S. Catholic bishops took a beating at the polls. Where do the bishops go from here?
Viewpoint: The Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences had to reschedule a meeting two years in the making because of the Nov. 24 consistory, and that's not fair.
Viewpoint: The framework of human development sheds light on significant differences in the presidential candidates' economic policies.
VIEWPOINT: The Supreme Court should uphold a law that is important for the protection of members of religious groups -- Catholics included.
Viewpoint: The fathers of the Second Vatican Council helped revive aspects of Catholicism that advanced the best of its tradition.
Viewpoint: There may have been widespread support at the time, but a decade later, consequences are all that remain.
Column: Woody Guthrie, who would have turned 100 this month, always sang to agitate and illuminate, not to entertain.