A Plea for Priority: The Crisis of Climate Change by Jane M. Bailey

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The Association of US Catholic Priests, the Catholic Climate Initiative, and numerous other groups are leading the response to the climate crisis. Here is what you can do to help.

The Cost of Discipleship: A Review by Chris Byrd

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Exquisitely rendered, the new film from writer and director Terrence Malick recalls recalls Austrian martyr Blessed Franz Jägerstätter’s exceptional gospel witness.

The Choice Ahead: A Review by Bill Williams

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How might we overcome a half century of policies that have resulted in higher levels of homelessness, overdose deaths, and inequality?

Divine Maternal Power by Christine Schenk

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People who live close to the earth have much to teach us about living in harmony with a fractured world beloved by God, who in Pope John Paul I’s words is “our father; even more he is our mother.”

Striking Rock-Hard Stubbornness to Find Refreshing Grace by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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Wells are everywhere. In every desert place, for every desert person, we are oases witnessing to the Lord’s strength.

The Holy Family by Paul Nyklicek

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There is no human being anywhere on this planet that isn’t our brother or sister. There is no animal or plant that isn’t a relative. The land, the water, and the air are members of the same family to which we all belong.

The Forgotten Work of Mercy by Hank Mattimore

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The aim of prison ministry is not to admonish others for what they have done but to enter into relationship, provide compassion, and, above all, to listen.

Christopher Dawson and a Catholic Philosophy of History by Roger Karny

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Notes on a philosopher who felt that the biggest trial of our time was the way in which Western culture must learn to integrate its passion for freedom with the need for unity.

Writer’s Statement: On Beauty by Wally Swist

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There are times when we seem to have an overview of our lives, when we view them as a tapestry that has been woven together of apparently disparate events but which we can now see as exhibiting a pattern.

Editorial: “Think Bigger”: On Bishop Robert W. McElroy and the Conscience of the Catholic Vote

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Catholic voters are called to reconcile spiritual and civic life in the lead-up to the 2020 elections.