John Mulaney has fallen off his nice-guy pedestal—and he might have something to teach the Catholic Church.
To have John Mulaney dump his wife, leap into a celebrity romance and become a baby daddy all in a couple months feels like a complete betrayal to many of his fans. Catholics know that feeling well.
The show presents a radical, eminently Catholic conviction: that men and women in jail are not “convicts,” but human beings on the same journey of sin, mercy and redemption.
Families are trying to be hopeful and trying to keep perspective. But they're also anxious, frustrated and exhausted.
Catholics have lots of great advice for their priests. Here, with all the humility you might expect of a Jesuit, is my own list of top five suggestions for Catholic preachers.
It can be dispiriting, even infuriating, to imagine our future with Covid-19. Spiritual exercises inspired by Ignatius can help us become more aware and move past our anger.
At some point you begin to wonder whether there is anyone in leadership who we can count on for decency, or whether every single one is just one whistleblower away from being outed as another Cuomo.
Facebook’s new prayer feature seems much more likely to invite us to turn further inward into that social media hellscape of narcissism and self-promotion. Pray for us, indeed.
Forty minutes of mentoring is only a start, but Meghan Markle and Melissa McCarthy’s initiative for women is a well-timed opportunity to show compassion.