Jesus as a Priest for Our Time according to the Order of Melchizedek by Fr. Bob Bonnot

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An excerpt from a new book on the priesthood from Fr. Bob Bonnot, as well as a video interview with the author.

"God Is Good to Us" by Michael Ford

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Michael Ford recalls his friendship with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died last month at age 90.

The Tenacity of Hope by John Alonzo Dick

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Beginning the New Year on a note of hope.

A Christmas Story in Another Pandemic by Michael Harank

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A family gathered in a small room of a public hospital for the poor recalls the love, mercy, and compassion of the first Christmas morning.

Beginning with Reality: The Pope's Visit to Greece and Cyprus

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Drawing attention to the root causes of migration, especially well-financed wars and the arms trade.

Evaluating the Synod, Part II: Catholic Catechesis and Spiritual Growth by Gene Ciarlo

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Our current models of religious instruction are not preparing young people to contribute to a synodal church.

Catholic associations promoting a "do-it-yourself" synodal program

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A joint effort between the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests and the Catholic Committee of the South aims to include those on the margins of the synodal process.

Evaluating the Synod, Part I: The Church Gathers Its People by Gene Ciarlo

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In spite of commendable preparatory work for the synod, follow-up is sorely lacking in excitement, inspiration, enlightenment, and awakening prompted by the Spirit of God.

Mixed Messages: Recapping the USCCB Conference

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By threatening to politicize the Eucharist, the bishops cast a pall over their recent assembly and amplified the divisions already rending the nation.

See, Judge, Act by John Alonzo Dick

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Cardinal Joseph Cardijn's exhortation to "See, Judge, and Act" is a valuable tool for navigating our contemporary world.