Author - J. Peter Nixon

J. Peter Nixon is a regular contributor to U.S. Catholic.

Read: Scandal

Scandal By Angela Senander (Liturgical Press, 2012) If asked to reflect on the word scandal, most Catholics would immediately think of the clerical sexual...

Let’s Get Political

How parishes can successfully navigate this election year and promote faithful citizenship. The year 2008 was a tough one for preachers. In March a video of...

Read: Voting and Holiness

Voting and Holiness Edited by Nicholas Cafardi (Paulist Press, 2012) Elections have become something of a cross to bear for American Catholics. Not only is it...

Has hell frozen over?

Church teaching has shifted away from damnation and now focuses on salvation. Is that a good thing? To a young girl attending Catholic school in the 1940s...