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Giving thanks for Thanksgiving
I was in the middle of a root canal when I began to think about gratitude. More ...
Saturday, November 17, 2018

At 75, Catholic Relief Services continues to change lives
Catholic Relief Services turns 75 this year and we would like to express our gratitude for the aid they consistently bring to those in desperate circumstances around the globe. More ...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
In praise of middle children
There's something new to worry about these days: the disappearance of the middle child. More ...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Rebuilding the Church through the faith of families
Pope Francis will host a synod of bishops (this month) on the theme of “Young people, faith and vocational discernment.” More ...
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Puerto Rico's recovery not a remote concern
It’s been one year since Hurricane Maria smashed into Puerto Rico, causing catastrophic damage and bringing a major humanitarian crisis to an island that was already drowning under a monumental debt and a host of related problems. More ...
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The urgent need for a moral values-centered education
It’s that time of year again, when many children, teens and adults fortunate enough to have access to formal education (see:, head back to school to learn about such things as math, science, history and the arts. More ...
Friday, September 14, 2018
Contradictions and tensions in U.S. Catholicism that still unnerve me
In recent decades, the Vatican has condemned the books of a number of United States theologians and writers. More ...
Sunday, September 9, 2018
The wages of net neutrality's repeal can be fatal
It is not too big of a leap to say that the end of net neutrality is both lethal and fatal. Ask the California wildfire fighters. More ...
Sunday, September 9, 2018
3,000-plus Hispanic Catholic leaders to meet, what to expect
The time is here. On Sept. 20-23, 2018, more than 3,000 Hispanic Catholic leaders and others from nearly every diocese in the country will meet in Dallas for the V National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry (V Encuentro) main meeting. More ...
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Sweden's Catholic past and future
Standing in a field north of Stockholm, I was looking at a Viking rune, an arrow-shaped stone as tall as a person. More ...
Thursday, September 6, 2018
A Catholic view of abortion
The Senate debate over a new U.S. Supreme Court nomination has revived an older debate: whether that court should overrule its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision declaring a "right" to abortion. More ...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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