Franciscan Fr. Daniel P. Horan is the director of the Center for Spirituality and professor of philosophy, religious studies and theology at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. His most recent books are A White Catholic's Guide to Racism and Privilege and The Way of the Franciscans: A Prayer Journey Through Lent. Follow him on Twitter: @DanHoranOFM.

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Christians must develop an anti-racist spirituality, Mennonite authors argue

Franciscan Fr. Daniel P. Horan: Regina Shands Stoltzfus and Tobin Miller Shearer highlight how anti-racism work is fraught with tensions and challenges, but as people of faith we are called to evaluate our motivations and commitments, even in the face of discomfort and fear.


Archbishop Gomez's comments reveal anti-intellectualism among church leaders

Daniel P. Horan: One thread linking a number of the scandalous and insensitive statements and actions of U.S. bishops is an apparent anti-intellectualism that is, sadly, not uncommon in other sectors of society.


Rediscovering awe and wonder in the miracles of everyday life

Daniel P. Horan: Why is it only when things seem to occur on an extraordinary scale or during the most-dire situations that we pause to acknowledge the possibility of divine presence at work in our world?


Why Catholics should use preferred gender pronouns and names

Daniel P. Horan: Calling individuals by the names and pronouns they prefer is not only the decent and respectful thing to do, but it also aligns well with the important role names have throughout Christian Scripture and tradition.