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James Martin, S.J. December 16, 2016
Rome for me is a heady place where it’s easy to lose your spiritual bearings.
An election night rally in New York City Nov. 8. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)
Margot Patterson December 06, 2016
At the end of this election year, a time for silence seems sorely needed.
Robie Macauley with Arthur Koestler and Flannery O'Connor at Amana Colonies in Iowa, 9 Oct 1947. (Cmacauley photo/English Wikipedia)
Nathan Schneider November 16, 2016
I had a lot to learn in order to pass for a Roman Catholic.
James T. Keane November 09, 2016
Once grouped with the Irish and the Polish as a signally devout Catholic population, the citizens of Quebec are now quite the opposite.
Helen M. Alvaré November 02, 2016
Mary is known most as “mother,” while many women today are single longer or single mothers.
James Martin, S.J. October 19, 2016
One of the most common reactions to this question: “Don’t be so sensitive. Criticizing doesn’t make someone mean.”