Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Nov. 23 that an Indiana trial court “committed reversible error” when it dismissed a former teacher’s lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis earlier this year.
FaithAdvent Reflections
Jim McDermott
In this season of Advent, when we are trying to free our hearts for the Lord, perhaps we can put some of our own struggles with siblings into St. Andrew’s hands.
Politics & SocietyNews
Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service
The president of The Catholic University of America said the institution’s law school has replaced an icon of Mary holding Jesus that was stolen after some complained the image of Christ resembled George Floyd.
Matt Malone, S.J.James Martin, S.J.
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Eric Krewson of The Chairman Dances (photo courtesy of Eric Krewson)
Arts & CultureMusic
Renée Darline Roden
Eric Krewson and the band he headlines, The Chairman Dances, wrote a song that celebrates the friendship of Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin. And that song will shortly be on its way to the Vatican.
Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim gestures during a gathering at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., on April 12, 2004. Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died at age 91. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Arts & CultureTheater
Jim McDermott
Sondheim’s stories and lyrics always seemed to be addressing you personally. You couldn’t simply watch his musicals. Eventually you had to contend with them.
FaithAdvent Reflections
Sebastian Gomes
A Reflection for the Monday of the First Week of Advent
Politics & SocietyNews
William J. Kole - Associated Press
Phil Saviano, a clergy sex abuse survivor and whistleblower who played a pivotal role in exposing decades of predatory assaults by Roman Catholic priests in the United States, has died.
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
Vigilance is an important aspect of Christian life because it prevents one’s spirituality from becoming mediocre and lazy, Pope Francis said.
FaithAdvent Reflections
James Martin, S.J.
A Reflection for the Sunday of the First Week of Advent from Father James Martin, S.J.
Monsignor Gregory Ramkissoon founded Mustard Seed to serve the most vulnerable people on earth: abandoned children and adults in low-income countries with severe mental or physical disabilities.
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Archbishop Michel Aupetit: “I recognize, as I have said before, that I poorly handled the situation with a person who was in contact many times with me.”
Arts & CulturePodcasts
Maggi Van Dorn
If it’s not too early for Pope Francis to start listening to Christmas music, it's not too early for us!
Inside the Vatican
The U.S. bishops approved their long-awaited and much-debated document on the Eucharist at their November meeting last week. What does the Vatican hope they will do next?
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
“Let us use this moment to rededicate ourselves to the intentional, difficult and uncomfortable work of naming and eradicating systemic racism,” the Atlanta archbishop said in a statement Nov. 24.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
Religion is what happens when spirituality moves from speculation and desire into participation and commitment.
Msgr. Lloyd Torgerson and Father Mike Russo at the August premiere of ‘On the Journey’ (photo courtesy Sunday to Sunday)
FaithFaith in Focus
Mike Russo
How do our religious leaders launch this spirited season of Advent in the hope of spiritual healing? Above all else, Saint Paul counsels: “Don’t stifle the spirit!”
FaithFaith in Focus
Jennifer Bober
I am generally a joyful person, a loving person, a forgiving person, but right now I am struggling to be any of those things.
Arts & CultureFilm
Jim McDermott
Most of us will enter into the weekend feeling like Steve Martin’s Neal Page, entirely justified in our desires. We should be able to have a Thanksgiving that is not filled with craziness or fighting!
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jim McDermott
Staples Center in Los Angeles is now the Crypto.com Center. St. Patrick’s Cathedral will no doubt continue to change in the coming decades, but one thing it will never do is rename itself #JesusWins Cathedral.