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Paul P. Mariani, S.J. December 07, 2018
The history is complicated. The hopes are great. The risks might be even greater.
Vanessa R. Corcoran November 30, 2018
Fewer than 200 words are attributed to Mary in Scripture, but those words have inspired innumerable prayers, hymns, sermons and other devotional practices, perhaps none more than her words at the Annunciation.
Lea Karen Kivi November 16, 2018
Is the Catholic Church doing enough to prevent the abuse of women by clergy?
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, center, leads the opening prayer Nov. 12 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. Also pictured are Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, vice president of the USCCB, and Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, general secretary. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
U.S. bishops tell the authors of a groundbreaking new book that they feel a duty to speak out on issues of the day, but they must tread carefully with a secular press and fallout from the sexual abuse crisis.
The 8th Engineer Support Battalion in Amariyah-Ferris - photo by Phil Klay
Phil Klay November 11, 2018
War experience, and trauma more generally, can be an assault not only on one’s physical sense of safety, but on one’s social, moral, and spiritual conception of the world.
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John W. Miller November 02, 2018
As Facebook, Apple and Google pour billions into artificial intelligence, ethicists and moral philosophers are racing to keep up, and Catholic thinkers are looking ahead to the possible harms to humanity.