Out of the Shadows

August 15-22, 2016

Vol.215 / No.4

August 15-22, 2016

Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schonborn speaks during a news conference for the release of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the family, "Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love"), at the Vatican April 8.

The Bible itself presents family life not as an abstract ideal but as what the Holy Father calls a “work of craftsmanship.”

HOLY UNION. After extricating the train of her wedding dress from her husband’s wheelchair, Amanda and Andres Gonzalez process down the aisle in Our Lady of Guadalupe Church of New Orleans.
Kevin ClarkeAugust 03, 2016

It is likely that “you don’t see them because they don’t come.”

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.August 04, 2016

What my disability developed later in life taught me

Letters
Our readersAugust 04, 2016

Union in Communion“Longing for Communion,” by Timothy P. O’Malley (7/18), presents the concrete situation confronted by many Catholic-Lutheran partners today in the United States. The starting point for a pastoral approach to these couples ought to be the union, however imperfect,

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., takes the stage during the third day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJuly 28, 2016

What is at stake is a significant increase in the already distressingly high number of abortions.

Faith in Focus
Nick Ripatrazone August 04, 2016

Maybe that's the subconscious appeal of sports: how we might tempt death through a game.

Faith Faith in Focus

"I found God's grace in artists like Bob Dylan and the Beatles."