Stock close-up image of a black bulletin board with confession times.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
First: You are not required to talk about sex in the confessional.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
The Buttigieg discourse is about sexuality, class, money, work, fatherhood, legislation. But do you know what has not been talked about at all? The mother.
FaithDispatches
Sarah Vincent
Even though women make up more than half of U.S. Catholics and 80 percent of lay ecclesial ministers, a new report found that Catholic women still struggle to have their contributions recognized.
Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle in Portland, Ore., 2017 (Greg Wahl-Stephens/AP Images for WME Live ventures, LLC)
Arts & CultureIdeas
Anna Keating
For Catholics, the basic unit of society is the family and our local church, not the individual.
Arts & CultureFilm
Jim McDermott
The ‘Bond’ franchise has finally rid itself of a decades-long pattern of misogyny and sexism. Unfortunately, the movies are also showing signs of losing relevance.
The truth is that most women in prostitution have had other options taken from them. (iStock/linephoto)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Elsa Cruz
The word “prostitute” labels a woman with a false identity, one that fails to take into account life circumstances and instead relies on a twisted definition of “choice.”