Matthew T. Eggemeier and Peter Joseph Fritz on "The Politics of Mercy"

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An excerpt from a transformative new work, featuring a brief interview with the authors.

A Glorious Presence Out of Place in the World: On Marilynne Robinson by Leonard Engel

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The latest installment in the esteemed author's series depicts a blurred line between fate and free will.

Opinion: Biden Eyes Lobbyist Jeff Flake as Ambassador to South Africa—and Why Catholics Should Be Concerned by Ray Mwareya and Nyasha Bhobo

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The former senator's past views on apartheid should disqualify him from the ambassadorship.

Get Off of the Couch and Out of the Pew by Stephen B. Kass

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The person of prayer is a kind of spiritual athlete, training to grow in holiness.

“Gaze, Consider, Contemplate” – In an Age of Pandemic by Michael Ford

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A new album by the Poor Clares of Arundel is helping listeners find solace during the pandemic.

An American Catholic’s Reflections on the US Election by Fr. Louis Arceneaux, C.M.

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Broadening conceptions of what it means to be "pro-life" might help explain recent political trends.

Sanctity in a Secular Society by Gene Ciarlo

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Finding the right environment to become eminently human, and therefore reaching our highest potential, is what a religion in belief and practice is all about.

A Model of Joyful Activism by Jane Bailey

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A profile of Dr. Kathleen Dorsey Bellow, the director of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University.

Editorial: Reflect with Contrition: On the Federal Death Penalty

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Justice does not preclude mercy, and it is not for us to determine who lives and dies or the limits of forgiveness and repentance.

Scapulars Today by William John Fitzgerald

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In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, the mask has become the scapular of our time.