Anna Keating is the co-author of The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life.
FaithFaith in Focus
Many people who oppose the idea of women as deacons fear that the potential candidates aren’t faithful Catholics. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
Arts & CultureIdeas
I like many of Glennon Doyle’s messages for women. But some of her ideas about family are problematic.
For Catholics, the basic unit of society is the family and our local church, not the individual.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Colorado is one of seven states that allows abortion for any reason until birth, writes Anna Keating. But a movement to ban abortion after 22 weeks may finally find success on Election Day.
These days, we frequently read headlines and wonder if it is already too late.
Whether it is a move of the Holy Spirit toward greater unity or cultural appropriation on a massive scale, old school Catholic practices are in.
In the end, our medical and reproductive choices are not simply private and personal. They do not affect only ourselves.
Arts & CultureFilm
Berry is an advocate of small farms, rural communities and Judeo-Christian values like kindness.
Politics & SocietyIn All Things
The poor, minorities and disability activists are the most vocal opponents of assisted suicide.
Roald Dahl didn’t leave out the awful bits in his stories, and children love him for it.
In All Things
It is my great honor to tell my children the Advent and Christmas stories that were once told to me.
In our increasingly secular country, the biggest holiday of the year is still Christmas, which, if you think about it, is pretty wonderful.