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Timothy P. O'Malley is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life and academic director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, in Notre Dame, Indiana.
A woman presents herself for Communion during a March 8, 2020, Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Atlanta. (CNS photo/Christopher Aluka Berry, Reuters)
FaithShort Take
Timothy P. O'Malley
Denying Communion to Joe Biden will not get Catholics back in the pews — or bring together a church whose members are sometimes more likely to bend the knee to an elephant or donkey than to the eucharistic Lord.
FaithFaith in Focus
Timothy P. O'Malley
I needed my beloved son to teach me once more to gaze with desire upon the Blessed Sacrament, to receive with joy the body and blood of Our Lord.
Arts & CultureBooks
Timothy P. O'Malley
What makes 'Mass Exodus' a must-read is careful attention to the qualitative analysis related to disaffiliation from the church.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Timothy P. O'Malley
The tax credit helps eliminate the stigma of adoption, works on the principle of subsidiarity and prevents adoption from becoming nothing but the sale of children.
CLOSER TOGETHER Pope Francis receives a gift from children during a visit to Christuskirche, a parish of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rome, on Nov. 15, 2015
Timothy P. O'Malley
“Pope Francis is not wrong to say that Catholics and Lutherans share much in common relative to Eucharistic Faith.”
FaithFaith in Focus
Timothy P. O'Malley
Adoption is sacramental, revealing to humanity the possibility of divine love.
FaithFaith in Focus
Timothy P. O'Malley
How can you say to a complete stranger, a trusted teacher, a college classmate: “We’re infertile”?