The Depths of Nonduality by Ed Burns

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From the Christian point of view, authentic married life has a salvific character based on the bedrock biblical teaching that we are not created for isolation but for relatedness and communion with each other.

Hope in the Midst of Near Chaos by Gene Ciarlo

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Spiritual life, by my definition, is the best in humanity pushed and honed to perfection, to fine points that penetrate the hardest hearts, the deepest sorrow, and the densest mindsets to touch finally at the core of what makes us human.

Pope’s Words on Civil Unions Mean Much, but LGBT Catholics Deserve More by Xavier M. Montecel

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I applaud Francis for his courage and for the care he offers to those who live “on the existential peripheries.” But frankly, to keep LGBT people at the peripheries and to make life on the margins just a bit more livable through legal arrangements that do not transform the life of the church is not good enough.

A Theology of Happiness by Fr. Bedros Shetilian

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People who have faith get their power from God; they are never alone. Faith is what makes someone strong, helps him preserve his integrity, helps him persevere and never be broken, no matter how harsh conditions may be.

The Month of the Holy Souls by Jane M. Bailey

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In thinking about the saints, we can’t help but wonder how we stack up. That wonder just might help us to become more loving and trusting human beings.

The Three Wise Men from the West by William John Fitzgerald

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These three priests differed from each other in almost every way: nationality, family background, personality. But they all shared one priesthood and a high ideal: “Love the people you serve.”

Editorial: The Unspoken Sadness: On the McCarrick Report

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In disentangling these stories, what stands out is the evasiveness, the lack of accountability, that flows upward through the channels of power.

On Presence: The Commonplace We Can No Longer Remember by Wally Swist

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By sheer application of being conscious in the moment, we defy the odds and realize our birthright, which is the experience of finding the numinous in the commonplace.

Bearing One Another’s Burdens by Amy Nicholson

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An anthology of essays exploring various aspects of communal life, designed to strength and inspire.

Towards an Inclusive Capitalism by Daniel Amiri

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For Francis, it is not enough to conceive of an economy that only asks, “Will it work?” or “Will it make us money?” Instead, we must always ask: “Will it work also for the poor?” or “Will it make the world better?”