Faith Features
Kaya OakesJanuary 11, 2019
Because the church has long defined marriage as central to lay Catholic identity, Catholic single mothers have sometimes stayed hidden in the shadows.
Faith Last Take
Kaya OakesNovember 09, 2018
Feminism is both necessary for being a Catholic woman and one of the reasons you will be tested as a Catholic feminist.
Arts & Culture Books
Kaya OakesOctober 23, 2018
In Tommy Orange's debut novel, Oakland becomes a character as much as any of Orange’s other individuals: regularly erupting into violence, steadily erasing the history of its impoverished citizens who jump from apartment to apartment, existing in a series of “long, grey streets” that seem to go
Faith Features
Kaya OakesSeptember 04, 2018
The Nuns and Nones project seeks to bring these two groups together in order to explore new forms of community life, help millennials see models for sustainable activism and create an intergenerational network of connections.
Arts & Culture Books
Kaya OakesJune 29, 2018
Inspired represents Held Evans’s attempt to return not to the “handbook” Bible of her adolescence but to the “storybook” Bible of her childhood.
President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Politics & Society Short Take
Kaya OakesFebruary 23, 2018
Teachers do not talk about being afraid of our students. We talk about being afraid for our students.
Arts & Culture Books
Kaya OakesJanuary 24, 2018
Review: Michelle Kuo’s "Reading With Patrick: a Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship"
Faith Features
Kaya OakesSeptember 20, 2017
The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt says that the image of a God who suffers with us can play a role in helping people recover.
Politics & Society Features
Kaya OakesMarch 07, 2017
An old Jesuit parish in San Francisco took on a new mission to help its neighbors in need.
Politics & Society
Kaya OakesNovember 07, 2016
St. Columba began celebrating Black Catholic History Month and Kwanzaa alongside the regular events in the liturgical calendar.