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Is this what a Catholic feminist looks like?

One of the clearest fault-lines in American Catholicism concerns the status of women. When American Catholics get angry at something, … Continued

Does the Catholic Mass belong to the church or the people?

DAVID BUNDY AP A new translation of the Roman Missal sits on the altar after the Catholic Mass Sunday, Nov. … Continued

Muslim liberation theology on the march

Egyptian Muslim clerics join a demonstration on February 1, 20 at Cairo s Tahrir Square as massive tides of protesters … Continued

Did Obama’s visit heal Gabrielle Giffords?

Shortly after President Barack Obama visited wounded Arizona Rep. Gabriella Giffords in the hospital and prayed for her, “she opened … Continued

Sex and the engaged Catholic

“Most of the Catholics asking to be married in the Church today already have been living together.” Such is the … Continued

Catholic bishops, cardinals decry Arizona immigration law

By Bishop Gabino Zavala The Catholic tradition often speaks of the “dignity of the human person,” and we hear it … Continued

Don’t reject Christianity because of Christians

By Adam Hamilton When I was a child my mother used to make fish sticks for supper a couple of … Continued

Faith in God, not the market

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Some people’s faith in the marketplace is almost religious. It is so … Continued

We need a prophetic (not necessarily Protestant) justice

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Religion in a hookup culture

Q:Do your religious beliefs exalt or stigmatize sex (or both)? Is religion a useful tool for helping young people navigate … Continued