Recent Features

Documenting Change: A Review by Chris Byrd

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The life of controversial Catholic writer Flannery O'Connor is profiled in this new documentary.

From the Archives: Why Men Need Initiation by Fr. Richard Rohr, O.F.M.

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As part of an ongoing series spotlighting the history and mission of TAC through our archives, we share a reflection on men's initiation by Fr. Richard Rohr, O.F.M., from 2004.

“The Devil Was Running Things Then”: The Rwandan Genocide and the Poetry of Witness by Andrew Kaufman

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A poet processes a global atrocity, bearing witness to a world in which violence, mendacity, and prejudice can somehow coexist with expressions of solidarity and love.

From the Archives: "Jose Hobday Loves the Church, Tiptoes Around"

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An ongoing series of articles from the TAC archives, beginning with an interview with Native American Franciscan Sister Jose Hobday.

Time to Learn from a Blues People by Alex Mikulich

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Lament is not only a critical feature of the blues, it is also central to Catholic faith—we sing during Eucharist that we too, with God, “hear the cry of the poor.”

Editorial: Confronting the Unconsumed Past: On New Approaches to Criminal Justice

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The moment has arrived to reimagine not just the nature of policing, but the whole complex of policies, procedures, and laws that prop up our broken criminal justice system.