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Faith Features
Zac DavisOctober 19, 2017
Among those Catholics who choose to leave the church, 74 percent do so between the ages of 10 and 20. And 87 percent of them say that it is for good.
Students at Loyola Marymount University organized a march of solidarity in support of undocumented immigrants.
Politics & Society Features
Catholics are called to act and to equip ourselves with truth-telling tools to transform the polemics of immigration into a grace-filled response to human suffering.
Flowers, candles and other items surround the famous Las Vegas sign at a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting (AP Photo/John Locher).
Politics & Society Features
Jason BlakelyOctober 13, 2017
Pat Robertson and others appear to have abandoned the notion that political action has the ability to improve the lives of the governed.
Politics & Society Features
Andrew LenoirOctober 03, 2017
In his position, others might have begun to hate the world. Instead, Thomas Merton found he could not leave it alone.
Politics & Society Features
Colleen DulleOctober 03, 2017
Last month, Jason Stockley, the white police officer who killed Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, was acquitted. How did the city of St. Louis respond?
Black Elk as a Catholic teacher and as a Lakota leader. (Left photo: Marquette University Archives, Bureau of Catholic Indian Mission Records, ID 00559; right photo: Marquette University Archives, Bureau of Catholic Indian Mission Records, ID 01287/Ben Hunt)
Faith Features
Sainthood for Black Elk could help the inclusion of indigenous Americans within the Catholic Church, but it also raises questions about the church's role in erasing Lakota culture.