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Is comic Jim Gaffigan the Catholic Church’s newest evangelizer?

Is Jim Gaffigan technically employed by the Catholic Church? The thought occurred to me in a week during which I … Continued

Feminism and the future of the Catholic Church

This commentary is adapted from a Berkley Center lecture delivered at Georgetown University on November 5, 2012. The unexpected election … Continued

Nun’s Vatican-condemned book on sexuality shoots up bestseller list

Courtesy Yale Divinity School Margaret Farley . Wow, that’s some powerful PR. Twenty-four hours ago news broke that the Vatican … Continued

Vatican censors nun’s book on sexual ethics, and some see a bid to muzzle women’s voices

VATICAN CITY — A long-simmering conflict between the Vatican and American nuns erupted again on Monday (June 4) when the … Continued

The moral injuries of war

By Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini Every day brings us new stories of soldiers affected by Post Traumatic Stress … Continued

Book burning: a terrible freedom

By Gustav Niebuhr How many people remember the photographs of British men in Bradford, England, burning a copy of Salman … Continued

Land of the free, home of the mosque near Ground Zero

A mosque near ground zero? The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque … Continued

Three moral dimensions to fight in Afghanistan

Q: In the wake of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal’s dismissal as chief commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, … Continued

A refreshing alternative to the hook-up culture

My religion, Catholicism, often is portrayed as a stumbling block to healthy attitudes about sex, and the clergy abuse scandal … Continued

The Catholic Church must confess

By Chris MatthewsMSNBC (Remarks delivered on the air Wednesday evening.) Let me finish tonight with the thoughts of a layman … Continued