Toni Morrison's fiction conveyed much of the pain, sacrifice and trauma that exemplifies so much of the African-American experience—which is why it makes some white readers uncomfortable.
30 years ago, Sinéad O’Connor ripped up a photo of JPII on stage. What should Catholics make of her protest today?
Sinéad O’Connor's provocative appearance on 'Saturday Night Live' 30 years ago drew cries of outrage. But was some of her anger justified?
Powers’s chosen subjects—in cassocks or nay—are inevitably All-American, and his stories are careful studies of American mid-century life and ambition.
Science fiction and religion might not seem like the most natural of bedfellows—but religion is usually a prominent theme in most contemporary sci-fi.
Kazakhstan, which Pope Francis will visit tomorrow, is largely an unknown country to many Catholics around the world. Here is a brief introduction to the country and its small Catholic community.
R.I.P. John W. O’Malley, S.J.: The dean of Catholic historians who helped save Vatican II from ‘oblivion’
A mentor for a generation of scholars of American Catholic history, John W. O'Malley, S.J., died Sept. 11, 2022, at the age of 95.