Is 'Natural Law' Obsolete?
The problem with natural-law theory is that it is eminently convincing to those who already believe in Christian virtue, but is alien and irrelevant to everyone else.
Dying Without Dignity
Although only four states - Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Vermont - have legalized physician-assisted suicide, polls indicate support for it is growing.
Liturgy that Speaks to the Soul
The atmosphere of the Latin Mass, especially a sung Mass, bespeaks a sacred action that seems to bring something from another world into ours now.
Those Hurtful Ads!
Those NOR ads are presumably supposed to be satirical, but they're actually insensitive, judgmental, mean-spirited and hurtful....
Through the ages, great ideas have frequently found their expression in great works of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
Muslims often claim that Islam is a misunderstood religion. This is partially true, insofar as many people do not understand the nature of Islam or what it teaches.
Biotechnology & Posthumanism
Technology may finally make us so unhappy we will begin to effectively criticize its consequences with the whole human good in mind.
The Trendy Atheists
Richard Dawkins and his ilk view Catholics as deluded faith-heads whose minds have been taken over by irrational superstitions.
Despite any attempts at reading the tea leaves of Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s past life, it's far from clear how he is going to handle becoming Pope Francis.
Same-sex marriage was the invention of the Emperor Nero, who had at least three such nuptials, one in which he played the bride.
The Problem of Evil
The Church is clear-eyed about the devil's existence and demands that we neither minimize nor exaggerate the danger he presents to our salvation.
New Age & Gnosticism
There's far more to this movement than the self-indulgent silliness of astrology, crystals, weird workshops, and the accompanying psychobabble.
Catholic Social Teaching
The same papal statements that criticize socialism also criticize capitalism, and for the same basic reason.
Transgender Catholics seek support from Pope
'I want him to extend his hand openly'
Stripping church of icons is pastoral stupidity
Fiduciary and ethical betrayal in New York City
Archeologist ID's colonial leaders with relic
Catholic colonists skirted English law in Jamestown?
Church: Continue sponsoring Boy Scout troops
Despite Scouts' decision to admit gay leaders
Antarctica losing its only Catholic priest
Americans say New Zealand ministry no longer needed
Gay teacher says firing felt 'like a death’
Catholic school didn't approve of her 'marriage'
Will religious Boy Scout troops be tolerated?
Leadership standards to allow homosexual adult leaders
Second Planned Parenthood video released
Worker discusses sale of remains of aborted babies
130 Christians are now facing blasphemy charges
Pakistani law more often enacted against Muslims
Gay activists meet with Irish archbishop
Claim 'existing Catholic teaching needs to change'
Goat-headed satanic statue unveiled in Detroit
Hundreds of people protest at nearby Catholic Mass
US could prove tough audience for Pope Francis
Poll shows papal ratings drop from 76 to 59 percent
Five states now investigating Planned Parenthood
Organ trafficking allegations against abortion provider
Lesbian appeals to Pope Francis after firing
Says she doesn't want a 'life of exile' from Church
Bishop defends Vatican working with United Nations
Papal think tank to collaborate with international body
Wheaton College cancels student health insurance
School cites 'morally objectionable' contraception
Pope confesses he has not spoken well in public
Admits he speaks with considerable lack of knowledge
Pope Francis commits to fight human trafficking
Vatican to examine link to climate change
DePaul to students: promote LGBT pride parade
Catholic university urges support of same-sex marriages
Catholic Church: UK welfare policy heartless, cold
Caritas says process lacks compassionate human judgment
Pope Francis to skip Eucharistic Congress in 2016
Cebu archbishop: 'it does not lessen our enthusiasm'
Fr. Barron: Is Francis a Marxist prophet?
Read the Pope in context of Catholic social teaching
Progressive Catholicism marked by authoritarianism
Bullying and shaming, misrepresentation and calumny
Brazilian bishop resigns following Vatican visit
Compares himself to albinos who move to the forest
Court rules against Little Sisters of the Poor
Nuns forced to support third-party contraception
Video shows Planned Parenthood 'selling body parts'
Gov. Bobby Jindal announces Louisiana investigation
Vatican welcomes Iran’s historic nuclear deal
Expressed hopes that other breakthroughs will be made
Islam, Catholicism see rapid growth in China
Survey shows these religions popular with under-30s
Fifteen million Africans displaced by violence
Suffering caused by wars, terrorism, governments
Islamic State converts another Mosul church
Stripped of all crosses and turned into mosque
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