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Arts & CultureBooks
Elias Crim
Ivan Illich was a “radically orthodox” monsignor who remained tradition-minded his entire life. With Pope Francis, his hour may have finally arrived.
A closeup of a couple's hands as they light church candles (iStock/Wirestock)
FaithShort Take
David E. Nantais
The parish can be a nexus for sharing hopes and fears about the last stage of life. Clarifying Catholic teaching about medical technologies and care at the end of life would be another helpful step.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
A Homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, by Father Terrance Klein
Politics & SocietyNews
Kate Scanlon - OSV News
“Authentic palliative care is radically different from euthanasia, which is never a source of hope or genuine concern for the sick and dying,” the pope said in a message to the first International Interfaith Symposium on Palliative Care in Toronto.
FaithFaith in Focus
Barbara Mahany
What surviving cancer—for now—taught me about life.
FaithFaith and Reason
Eryn Reyes Leong
With the creation of A.I., anthropomorphized chatbots are one critical example of how the rapidly advancing technology is testing the limits of the human condition.