People pray during Mass Oct. 7 at St. John the Evangelist Church in San Diego (CNS photo/David Maung).
Faith News
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 10, 2017
The U.S. bishops’ committee on marriage and family released the letter “Always Our Children” in 1997 as an attempt to encourage parents not to abandon their gay and lesbian children and to assure them of God’s love.
Politics & Society Last Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryOctober 05, 2017
Hef the man stopped mattering to the culture decades ago, but Hef the symbol still does.
Pope Francis leaves with Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, after addressing the general assembly of the academy at the Vatican, Oct. 5 (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellOctober 05, 2017
The pope was speaking on Oct. 5 at an assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
Arts & Culture Poetry
José DueñoOctober 05, 2017
Two crucial words from Rainer Maria Rilke’s 'Letters to a Young Poet' are missing from John Paul II’s 'Letter to Artists': sex and solitude.
James Martin, S.J. (Photo: Dan Creighton, Fordham University)
Faith Books
James Martin, SJJune 19, 2017
Even negative reactions are part of the conversation that I hoped the book would generate about L.G.B.T. Catholics.
Arts & Culture Books
Charles C. CamosyMay 08, 2017
There is a perception that the hook-up culture is more prevalent than it actually is.