Faith and Reason

A teacher at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School in Henderson, Ky., helps third-grade students with a reading lesson on March 28, 2019. A new document from the Vatican Congregation on Education states that Catholic schools and parents must help teach children that gender is fixed from birth. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
David Cloutier June 12, 2019
The Vatican’s document on “gender theory” is bound to create further conflict, writes David Cloutier of the Catholic University of America, but it exposes the confusion around the differences between nature and choice, and between respect and affirmation.
Susan Bigelow Reynolds June 03, 2019
We do not join with one another to be politically correct or to celebrate diversity. We do so because we believe that salvation is communal.
Thomas P. Rausch May 14, 2019
The work of IOTA could help move the ecumenical movement forward. IOTA plans to meet every four years, on the model of the Olympics. It could become a blessing for all the church.
Emil A. Wcela May 08, 2019
What do Catholics think about the translation of the Mass we are now using?
Louis J. Cameli May 06, 2019
For celibate priests, there are three specific and essential elements of formation for sustaining their commitment: They need a meaningful reason for celibacy, they need skills for celibate living, and they need a supportive community.
Patrick J. Ryan, S.J. April 30, 2019
Accompaniment, not technology, might be the most caring thing we can offer those facing death.