Archbishop Oscar Romero remains a guiding presence in his native country.
What can European bishops learn from the U.S. sexual abuse crisis?
Far From the Mainland
A pastor assesses the spiritual journey of Chinese Catholic immigrants.
Is God Mad at Us?
Helping children cope with global tragedy
Books and Culture
James McCartin chronicles the seismic shift in prayer life for American Catholics after Vatican II.
James H. Charlesworth's new book is a massive study of snake symbolism across several millennia.
John Banville is a writers writer, whom even admirers admit can be difficult.
The arrival of a new history of Irelands 1916 Easter Rising is a sure sign of spring.
In her new novel Anne Lamott explores the "many evils that pull on our children."
How films can initiate the spectator into a world of transcendence.
Chronciling the last days of King Henry XIII has had a liberating effect on 'The Tudors."