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FaithFaith in Focus
Ted Kennedy Jr.
Ted Kennedy Jr. on the importance of godparents: The need and desire for spiritual guidance, love, support and personal mentorship does not end when we reach adulthood.
Laura Loker
While Catholic employers still have a long way to go in figuring out sustainable maternity leave policies, most are missing another easily implemented opportunity to support women and families more generally: offering part-time, flexible jobs.
A woman kneels before Pope Francis during the weekly general audience at the Vatican.
Pope Francis
“The life of the risen body will be a hundred and a thousand times more alive than we have tasted it on this earth,” Pope Francis said as he concluded his cycle of catecheses on old age.
Arts & CultureBooks
Lara Bazelon's 'Ambitious Like a Mother' raises (perhaps unintentionally) some interesting questions about gender, work, family and ambition—and how individual women (and men) who are blessed with options might want that four-way intersection to look.
Pope Francis greeting audience from his wheelchair in the Vatican
Pope Francis
In the August 17 general audience, Pope Francis speaks about the importance of age in our understanding of God.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
Why do we dwell within our protective shells, safe from what might harm us but certainly not fully open to what lies beyond?