Ideas

Faith Ideas
Simcha FisherNovember 22, 2017
We hear so much about how stringent the church is, how unreasonable in her strictures, how strict in her unreasonableness. But there is no institution so unforgiving as the secular world at this, the most wonderful time of the year.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Eloise BlondiauNovember 08, 2017
It’s more likely that gala attendees will be taking inspiration from the lavish outfits favored by Pope Benedict than the sartorially understated Pope Francis.
"Last Supper of Christ" by Jacopo Tintoretto
Faith Ideas
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryNovember 06, 2017
Hart argues that the New Testament condemns not only wealth but virtually all private possession.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Nadra Nittle November 03, 2017
This year, Toni Morrison's "Beloved" and "Song of Solomon" turn 30 and 40, respectively. What role did the author's conversion to Catholicism play in her writing?
Arts & Culture Ideas
Gina Franco, Christopher PooreNovember 01, 2017
On the Feast of All Souls, it is to the Day of the Dead altars that the departed ones return, caught almost as if by lure, by the florid colors, the smells and the flavors, of foods they cherished on earth.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J.October 20, 2017
At the heart of Anne Frank’s life and witness is a hopeful faith in humanity.