The Values Vote
First, a confession: I couldn’t do it. I wanted to vote for one of the two nominees from the dominant parties, but I just could not offer my vote to either.
A Life-Giving Choice
For many people today, globalization is happening at the dinner table. My wife and I, both of Irish-American descent, stare across the table every day at two exquisitely Chinese faces.
Legal Failure or Moral Success?
Does the ban on partial-birth abortion really save babies’ lives? Does the ban violate the U.S. Constitution? How crucial is the ban to the pro-life movement?
Needed: A New Spiritual Left
For years the Democrats have been telling themselves “it’s the economy, stupid.” Yet consistently, for dozens of years, millions of middle income Americans have voted against their economic interes
Bankruptcy and the Catholic Church
On July 6, 2004, the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore., became the first Catholic diocese in the history of the United States to seek the protection of the bankruptcy court. On Sept.
Books and Culture
Religious forces in the Middle East and in the United States are complex.
View From the Altar is a must-read for all who are interested in understanding the causes of the scandal of sexual abuse by memb
In the years between the death of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968 and the end of the 20th century, the Rev. William Sloane Coffin Jr.