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Arts & CultureTelevision
Christopher Parker
‘Severance’ critiques the faceless American company, for whom workers are interchangeable cogs and poor mental health is the collateral damage of productivity.
The wellness industry is redefining the concept of purity as what you consume rather than as the moral state of your soul. (ClaudioVentrella/iStock)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Sara Scarlett Willson
The wellness industry is redefining purity as a form of escapism from one’s own moral impurity. Diet has become a substitute for a genuine attempt to be a better person.
FaithFaith in Focus
Valerie Schultz
Walking the walk has always been my metaphor of choice for growing closer to God, for following the path to a sturdier faith, for keeping my feet on holy ground. Who am I if I am unable to walk?
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Pope Francis, 85, and U.S. President Joseph Biden, 79, have engaged questions about their age and capacity to lead differently, offering clues about their leadership styles and priorities.
Serena Sigillito
If we can accept that God loves us as we are, that we are worthy of love at any size, is it wrong to also desire to be thinner and to take steps to reach that goal?
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Stephen McNulty
Catholics have an opportunity to approach tobacco policy for what it is—a pro-life issue.