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Pope Francis opens up

To think it was only a month ago that Francis’s announcement of an August consistory and his need to use a wheelchair due to a knee injury was fueling rumors that Pope Francis was planning to retire very soon. In...

Pope Francis opens up

When Catholics resist both faith and science

After completing my freshman year of college, my friend Chuck, a physics major, helped me get a summer job at the Center for Superconductivity Research. I wasn’t studying physics or a related field at the time—I hadn’t yet chosen a...

When Catholics resist both faith and science

Let Us Dream of a Post-Roe Future

January 22, 2022 marks almost fifty years since the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade found that a constitutional right to privacy protects a woman’s right to choose abortion. What has happened during half a century of legal abortion?...

Let Us Dream of a Post-Roe Future

Hear, O Israel!

A reflection on the readings for Sunday, October 31, 2021 — The Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone! Therefore, you shall love the LORD, your God, with all your heart, and with...

Hear, O Israel!

Liturgical Just So Stories – Latin

Is Latin a “Sacred Language”? The “Iconostasis of the West”? A unifying, universal language? Or are we being fed a bunch of “Just So” stories? What attitudes might these “Just So” stories be inculcating? The Use of Latin While Latin...

Liturgical Just So Stories – Latin