Women and Power in Catholic Ministry by John Wijngaards

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In a church context, the supreme power of love is Christ’s power brought to us through the eucharist and the other sacraments. May we deny people that power because ancient prejudice judged women unfit to channel it?

The Nun Who Stopped Riots on the Streets of Belfast by Michael Ford

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A profile of a tireless peacemaker. “I would like to be on the same wavelength with everybody, finding unity with every human being and, above all, unity with God.”

A Modern-Day Morality Play: On The Irishman by Leonard Engel

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The Irishman as Everyman: The filmmaker Martin Scorsese draws on the themes of medieval morality plays in his latest work.

A Man Alone: Reflections on A Hidden Life by Robert C. Broker

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Further reflections on Terrence Malick's film about the life of Blessed Franz Jägerstätter.

God, Adam, Eve, and Us by Fr. Bob Bonnot

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The Speaker needs the articulation provided by Word, and the Word needs the energy of the Wind to become real, embodied, incarnate. That energy is Love.

People-Watching on the Bus: A Report from Hawaii by Gene Ciarlo

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A dispatch from the "fantastic study in human diversity" that is Honolulu, Hawaii.

No Greater Intimacy by E. J. Sweeney

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Consuming the body and blood of Christ is a wonderful, mystical union. It gives us an intimacy with God we never would have thought possible. But it also arouses a dangerous memory.

On Guidance by Wally Swist

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It is not only our responsibility to learn the practice of vigilant listening for our own benefit but also, most specifically, to learn and institute this practice for the sake of all those around us.

Faith or Fear: An Ongoing Struggle by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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Both of us felt the prophetic call to be ourselves, while not wishing to suffer both the agony and ecstasy of authenticity. We wanted to speak out—and, simultaneously, were afraid to say too much.

Editorial: Our Collective Fragility

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However we choose to modify our behavior in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, it will be rooted in a new understanding of our interdependence.