Many topics of great import were discussed at the meeting of the U.S. bishops. But they missed the mark on bingo, confession and whether cats possess prevenient grace.
In almost 20 books published over half a century, Barry Lopez always maintained a tight focus on the interconnectedness—and spiritual value—of all life, from the smallest mushroom to the largest forest.
Willie James Jennings exposes one of academia’s greatest problems: Non-white students don’t feel like they belong.
Willie James Jennings belongs to a guild in which he never felt he belonged. How do we remake the world of theological education when it still holds up what Jennings calls "white self-sufficient masculinity" as the ideal?
Baseball is a sport of good vs. evil. But this World Series, maybe the Astros and the Braves both deserve to lose?
With the World Series upon us, a look back at some of America's finest coverage of baseball.
Which president met the most popes? Who gave the weirdest gift? A brief history of U.S.-Vatican encounters.
When Pope Francis welcomes U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to the Vatican tomorrow, it will mark the 31st meeting between a sitting pope and a sitting U.S. president.
Phil Klay is part of a new generation of authors who are putting to rest the overwrought claims about the death of modern Catholic fiction.
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?
Jonathan Franzen remains among the select few novelists who can vie for a Pulitzer Prize and the top spot on best-seller lists every time out of the gate. His new novel might win him both.