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Doug Girardot is an O’Hare Fellow at America. He graduated from Boston College in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in history.
FaithDispatches
Colleen DulleDoug Girardot
A team of America Media reporters contacted all 196 “particular churches” in the United States and was able to confirm the appointment of 62 local synod coordinators.
A Northern Renaissance painting of St. Jerome, dressed in red and seated in front of a translated Bible.
FaithExplainer
Doug Girardot
There’s no such thing as the “perfect” Bible translation. Still, some might be better for Catholic readers than others.
Arts & CultureCulture
Doug GirardotKeara HanlonSarah Vincent
Or at least trying to.
Jonathan Goodall, formerly the Anglican bishop of Ebbsfleet, stands (at right) with Pope Benedict XVI and then-Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.
FaithExplainer
Doug Girardot
Why, and how, do high-profile figures in the Church of England make the swim across the Tiber?
Dartanian Stovall of New Orleans, La., looks at the house that collapsed with him inside during the height of Hurricane Ida, Aug. 30, 2021.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Doug Girardot
Spring Hill College, located in Mobile, Ala., volunteered to shelter 150 students who were displaced in the wake of Hurricane Ida from Loyola University New Orleans—a sister Jesuit school.
FaithShort Take
Doug Girardot
Dropping meat from our Friday menus has the double benefit of reducing our carbon footprints (however minimally) and bringing us closer to the Lord.