Recent Features

Offer It Up by Nancy Enright

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Wearing a mask is uncomfortable, inconvenient, and difficult. It can also be a form of sacrifice, a way of "offering up" to God.

“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.

Under the Bond of Peace: A Pentecost Homily by Fr. Ryan Lerner

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We must pray for the Holy Spirit to come anew into our hearts and help us to embrace the dignity of every person regardless of their race, class, creed, tongue, or their country of origin.

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.