Opinion: LGBT Catholics love for the synod to accept same-sex marriages, but they are realistic enough to believe this will not happen. They are thinking of future generations.
Opinion: Now that we know Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., is heading to Chicago, here's some advice for him.
Opinion: Young Catholics are increasingly turned off by the attitudes of some American bishops, including the opposition to civil gay marriage and refusal to consider female priests.
Opinion: A clear mark of Christian solidarity is the practice of hearing the cry of the poor and making their cries for dignity, love, justice and freedom our own.
Viewpoint: I've seen fear in the faces of Ferguson residents, black and white, who don't want their city to explode. They want to feel safe. But they want more.
Opinion: Our societal focus on making money ahead of serving God's people has unloaded a wrecking ball to the state of our planet and global economy.
Opinion: This summer, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, offers a fresh opportunity to reflect upon the sacrifices made to achieve freedom.
If in the future, most American Christians support same-sex relationships, it will be due to the emergence of a certain type of conservative Christian.
Opinion: How does any war get the name "good"? And how does such a name stick for 70 years?
Opinion: The church is not a business, but it does have a responsibility to use the scarce resources available to it as effectively as possible.