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FaithFaith and Reason
Robert W. McElroy
We must examine the contradictions in a church of inclusion and shared belonging that have been identified by the voices of the people of God in our nation and discern in synodality a pathway for moving beyond them.
FaithShort Take
Peter McFadden
We should not expect pre-Cana to solve the marriage crisis. There are relationship habits that should be taught to our youth long before they contemplate a wedding.
Arts & CultureBooks
Elizabeth Grace Matthew
Louise Perry's argument against the sexual revolution raises a difficult question for readers: Given the fraught situation in which the sexual revolution has left many women and men, where do we go from here?
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, speaks during a news conference, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 in New York.
Politics & SocietyNews
David Crary - Associated Press
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are opposed to the bill—even with a newly added amendment aimed at attracting Republican support—saying it is a dire threat to religious liberty.
FaithVantage Point
Thomas H. Stahel
In 1993, America executive editor Thomas H. Stahel, S.J., interviewed the prominent political pundit Andrew Sullivan on, among other issues, homosexuality and the Catholic Church.
Mariah Carey at the Saint Regis Hotel on June 9, 2014 (Alamy)
Arts & CultureMusic
Stephen G. Adubato
Listening to the album anew, I can see how Carey’s songs shed light on the spiritual and psychological struggles of children of divorce (like Mariah Carey and I).