Arts & CultureLast Take
Mary Gordon
I believe that because the people about whom I am writing share with me a vocabulary, a set of images and shared practices, there are some firm grounds on which we can all stand.
Marty Baron, former editor of The Boston Globe, walks the red carpet as he attends the Boston area premiere of the film "Spotlight" at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, in Brookline, Mass, Oct. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Arts & CultureLast Take
Eileen Markey
An outsider in parochial Boston not beholden to ties of kin and culture, Mr. Baron greenlighted an expensive and difficult investigation. 
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FaithLast Take
Nichole M. Flores
In the past, one “discordant” homily could make me consider finding another parish. Now, I can ponder, discern and pray instead of feeling the urge to assert, fight and win.
FaithLast Take
Jeremy McLellan
A Catholic comedian explains Lent, Ramadan and the ways we prove our piety.
President-elect Joe Biden departs St. Joseph on the Brandywine Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del., on Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Tom Suozzi
As president, Joe Biden will have to seek common ground across a wide ideological spectrum, writes Congressman Tom Suozzi of New York. His relationship with God as a Catholic will help him to do so.
U.S. President Donald Trump gives the keynote address at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala May on May 22, 2018, at the National Building Museum in Washington. (CNS photo/Al Drago, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Xavier Bisits
The pro-life movement has a chance to move on from its alliance with Donald Trump, writes Xavier Bisits of Democrats for Life of America, and instead promote principled, consistent and compassionate leaders.