We say: What were the bishops thinking when they approved the development of a pastoral statement on pornography but never mentioned its dangerous effects on clergy?
Nov 22-Dec 5, 2013
My Table is Spread: For the people who have been healed by the intercession of a saint, there is no relief from portrayals of one sort of or another.
Column: Passing the farm bill, approving a budget, and enacting comprehensive immigration reform have topped the agenda for Congress and Catholics this year.
We say: If Pope Francis wants to sustain Catholics' interest and excitement, the time is fast approaching when he must deliver something tangible.
Soul Seeing: Come Thanksgiving, I will mark 10 years of learning, over and over again, that my heart has more room for gratitude than I ever knew.
Clergy and lay leaders are skeptical of the newly translated Roman Missal, according to a recent study commissioned by the Diekmann Center for Patristics and Liturgical Studies at St. John's School of Theology.
The diocese of Gallup, N.M., has formally started the process of bankruptcy, citing the costs incurred by a growing number of sex-abuse claims.
Opinion: While concerns about hardliners in Tehran undermine rapprochement between the U.S. and Iran, the bigger threat may be hardliners in Washington.
Organizing an effort to listen "as widely as possible" to Catholics views on various issues takes time and dedication, as previous synods show.
While U.S. bishops consider how best to collect information ahead of a 2014 global meeting on family issues, several lay Catholic groups took the task into their own hands.