Essay: In 1975, Mother Teresa, the beloved Catholic nun from the streets of Calcutta, had lunch with me, a Jewish kid from Brooklyn, N.Y.
Preview: Police are investigating the case as a robbery at the nuns' home in central Mississippi, that escalated into murder.
Young Voices: When I attended Mass with a loved one who is gay and not a regular churchgoer, the perception of a mean, out-of-touch religion was reinforced.
Just Catholic: There is too much wrong with in vitro fertilization to ignore what our disposable culture has grown to accept.
La Iglesia Hispana: Hispanic Catholics are organizing the V Encuentro, an evangelization effort meant to gauge pastoral realities within Hispanic communities.
La Iglesia Hispana: The V Encuentro, a national gathering, is slated for September 2018. But it's the four years leading up to the event that are of particular consequence.
"People call me 'the enemy of the pope' and so forth. I have never been and I am not presently the enemy of the pope," says Cardinal Raymond Burke.
Reconciliation in Chicago: In the work for the Precious Blood Center, humor is salve for the open wounds of suffering.
At the Intersection: A recent op-ed by a rabbi named Mark Sameth argued that the Hebrew Bible, "when read in its original language, offers a highly elastic view of gender."
Rio Olympics: The Maryland native began dreaming of Olympic gold while a student at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School.