Essay: Nicaragua. Land of mountains, lakes and a necklace of volcanoes. Land of poverty and earthquakes. Land of revolution. Land of hopes and dreams.
Essay: Men of power do not understand the language of dreams. They only understand the language of manipulation, coercion and murder.
Essay: The researchers behind Young Catholic America underestimate young Catholics' understanding of some very basic Catholic issues.
Essay: Gender, racism, poverty, later colonialism, heterosexism and ecology form the canvas on which Rosemary Radford Ruether paints her theology.
Essay: On Sept. 9, 1990, Russian Orthodox priest Alexander Men left his cottage. Someone came up behind him with an axe, struck his skull and fled.
Essay: Lionel Ferbos grew famous for tending the flame of music that spanned the years of his life. His sendoff was true to form.
Essay: "Catholicism" might not be the first word that comes to mind when thinking of Babe Ruth, with his copious drinking and womanizing.
Essay: If the Synod of Bishops asked Melissa Musick Nussbaum about marriage, what would she say? Well, it starts with a little something known as Benedict's Rule.
Essay: If the Synod of Bishops asked me about marriage, what would I say? Something different than the bishops did in the synod's working document.
Essay: As we celebrate Pentecost, what is the message from the three biblical readings that should resonate in a special way?