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Anti-vaccine protestors hold placards during a march against COVID-19 vaccinations in Cape Town, South Africa
FaithFaith and Reason
Guy Consolmagno
I find myself troubled by the phrase, “Follow the science.“ It implies that the authority of science is infallible, writes Guy Consolmagno, S.J., director of the Vatican Observatory.
James T. Keane
Is St. Irenaeus really a doctor, or does he just play one on TV? Does he rush to someone’s aid on an airplane? Might he collaborate with Dr. Dre?
Arts & CultureBooks
Hannah E. Ryan
The relationship between dominant and marginalized characters throughout O’Connor’s body of work offers a theology of displacement—that is, a means of experiencing God in the midst of upheaval, geographic and otherwise.
A Northern Renaissance painting of St. Jerome, dressed in red and seated in front of a translated Bible.
Doug Girardot
There’s no such thing as the “perfect” Bible translation. Still, some might be better for Catholic readers than others.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stands at a blue lectern with the U.S. Capitol in the background.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
In some cases, the best Catholic morality doesn’t translate to the best public laws. But the Women’s Health Protection Act goes beyond the pale.
Pope Francis
“Allow me to say, we are saints,” the pope said. ”But then, by our actions, we become sinners. But, fundamentally, we are saints.”