If the grand altars, with all their gold and statues and size, are at their core outward signs of inward devotion, what does it say about plain altars that more resemble a table than a temple?
Today’s Democratic Party is hollowing itself out to progressive ideology—and leaving moderate and historically liberal voters behind.
Francis’ unorthodoxy shouldn’t have been surprising. He’s a dyed-in-the-wool Jesuit who came of age in the post-Vatican II world.
Chicago’s crime doesn’t define the city, and the city isn’t in the shape outsiders assume it is.
If there can be an argument for God’s existence based on aesthetic experience, why can’t there be a corresponding argument based on food?
The new Netflix series ‘Last Chance U’ shows the brutal reality of poverty, broken homes, and tough luck, lit up with beautiful cinematography and the allure of hope.
In The Atlantic, Neal Gabler partly blames his outrageous money woes on ‘financial illiteracy,’ but anybody can understand the key way to make it in life: spend less than you earn.
‘Amoris Laetitia,’ like Pope Francis himself, was needed and is disheartening.
Italian coffee is way too good for the likes of Starbucks to compete with it well.
In the past year, the number of small American breweries has broken a 142-year-old record, and interest in craft beer keeps climbing.
Lay leaders and religious leaders are not interchangeable, and the latter bring distinct qualities to running a university with a religious nature and mission.
Social justice has quickly morphed from practical help for the poor to feel-good, do-nothingism. Catholics need to get it back on track.
As much as we would like for it to be true, our dogs don’t go to our heaven, or to doggy heaven. Here’s why.
In preparation for a Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has changed church procedures regarding forgiveness for abortion and receiving a marriage annulment.
Despite the recent Planned Parenthood videos, the pro-life camp is losing the abortion battle. They stand a better chance if they adopt a new, positive moral argument.
The truth is that unborn children don’t deserve abortion.
Perhaps more than any other work, Thomas Paine’s ‘Common Sense’ galvanized the case for American independence.
Surely, there has to be a way for Catholics to dissent from the pope while remaining in good standing within the church.
It’s schizophrenic to promote someone who stands for the exact opposite of one’s mission. Yet that’s exactly what Loyola University Chicago is doing for transgender activist Laverne Cox.
Catholic universities in America have lost sight of their institutional identities. Only direct intervention from the Vatican can reverse their decline.
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