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Arts & CultureShort Take
Joe Hoover, S.J.
When we see a spectacular athlete praying in public, we can see her as a sort of athletic Christian soldier, a “counternarrative” to a godless culture or shallow world—and miss the simple, moving experience of the athlete, who is Christian, who is praying.
Arts & CultureNews Analysis
Brigid McCabeLaura Oldfather
We as audiences might not have the power to shape the actions of those we admire. But we do have the capacity to demand more from their attempts to address their shortcomings publicly.
Arts & CultureCulture
Christopher Parker
Twitter has done its best to make me cynical. But every once in a while, there is a Grimace Shake moment.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
Our notes may be practical or they may be impressionistic. They may be things that we cannot remember or that remain important to us. But is it going too far to say there is something holy in the hearing of them?
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell and host Colleen Dulle analyze the Vatican's new document on social media.
A screenshot of the Pope's Twitter account
Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
The Vatican on Monday urged the Catholic faithful, and especially bishops, to be “reflective, not reactive” on social media, issuing guidelines to try to tame the toxicity on Catholic Twitter.