The theory of a “clash of civilizations” prevents us from understanding the reality of terrorism. It also leads us to wrong answers.
During Advent a few years ago, I composed meditations each morning on the day’s scriptural readings as I experienced the season. This Advent journal was my experiment, my practice as a writer and a seeker, to anchor myself before each day pulled me in all its directions. I began with Scripture
Even 50 years after “Gaudium et Spes,” the pitfalls about which Karl Rahner, S.J., prophetically warned loom as large as ever.
Donald Trump’s claim that he witnessed cheering on Sept. 11 can mean one of only two things.
Out of the SpotlightRe “The Big Dig,” by Maurice Timothy Reidy (11/16): As a priest and native of Boston who happened to be visiting family there when The Boston Globe began its “Spotlight” coverage, I am not sure I will be watching this movie. I hope I am wrong, but I am wil
The perhaps most treacherous mistake in the aftermath of the Paris attacks is to be deceived by the glamour of retribution.