The Confessions of David Brooks

September 16, 2019

Vol. 221 / No. 6

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September 16, 2019

Pro-life advocate Joe San Pietro participates in a 40 Days for Life vigil near the entrance to a Planned Parenthood center in Smithtown, N.Y., on March 26, 2019. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 28, 2019

A new survey finds that most U.S. Hispanics generally oppose abortion, writes J.D. Long-García, but the community’s complex, pro-family attitudes do not easily fit the two-party political structure.

Faith GoodNews

Catholic Energies offers no-cost counseling to parishes, schools, hospitals and other Catholic organizations. “[We] demonstrate to them how they can save money and reduce their carbon emissions through smart solar energy projects."

Faith Features
Bill McCormick, S.J.September 04, 2019

The former political advisor to Donald Trump shares the view of Pope Francis that Europe is spiritually sick, writes Bill McCormick. But Mr. Bannon’s divisive ideas have only the veneer of Christianity.

Two people attend a rally in Tel Aviv
Politics & Society Features
Eloise BlondiauSeptember 06, 2019

Some Filipino healthcare workers and their children who are living in Israel face deportation.

Faith Faith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.August 30, 2019

The best-selling memoirist on her turn from agnosticism to the Catholic Church and how Ignatian spirituality has changed her life

Faith Faith in Focus
Shannon DeGraveSeptember 05, 2019

The confessional and the psychiatrist’s office are both holy ground.

Arts & Culture Ideas
Bill McGarveyAugust 15, 2019

The long pilgrimage of David Brooks has led him to explore Christianity and embrace a life lived in tension.