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Politics & SocietyExplainer
George Maher
When we have asked the Father for the bread that will keep us alive for one more day, he tells us to pray as follows: Cancel my debts, forgive my failure to do what I promised, my inability to do what I ought to do, just as I have canceled the debts of those who owed me money and could not pay.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Michael O'Brien
On Nov. 23, the Fordham Prep Rams and the Xavier Knights will meet on Thanksgiving Day for the 100th time, a landmark matchup for the fourth-oldest high school football rivalry in American history.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Thanksgiving may not be a religious holiday, strictly speaking, but in the pages of 'America' it has always been recognized as a holy day.
FaithFaith and Reason
Chad Engelland
Thomas Aquinas's 'Summa Theologiae' is perhaps the most important philosophical/theological work in Christian history. Why didn't the Angelic Doctor finish it?
Arts & CultureBooks
Maurice Timothy Reidy
Peter Brown's 'Journeys of the Mind' presents a very attractive picture of one man’s life immersed in the world of books and arguments—one that also seems like a lot of fun.
FaithFaith in Focus
Valerie Schultz
Many of us regular folks, powerless folks, are intimidated by the possible danger of opposing hateful statutes carried out in our name.