Nonhuman animals and the COVID-19 pandemic

It should come as no surprise to Pope Francis, the author of the encyclical "Laudato Si'," that at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic we find a relationship between human beings and the rest of God's creation that has gone terribly wrong.

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Yes, Catholics may vote for Bernie Sanders

Commentary: U.S. Catholics who identify as traditional or conservative sometimes don't understand the church’s teachings on social justice and their duty to the poor.

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How the presidential candidates' extreme abortion positions distort a growing consensus

Commentary: The pro-life movement's new energy comes in part from a growing U.S. consensus on abortion, a consensus unfortunately not reflected in most public discussions of abortion.

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Hunting nun with a trophy deer misses the mark on Catholic teachings

Our broader culture is now so disconnected -- both from the lives of habited nuns and from the concept of hunting -- this story was simply bound to take off.