Vol. 77, No. 2
By Scott Alessi
With President Obama’s term up for renewal, nearly 700 visitors to USCatholic.org judge the incumbent’s recored against the promises that swept him into office.
By J.D. Long-Garcia
Catholic coeds have long relied on the Newman Center to keep the faith at college, but now teams of missionaries are taking the gospel to the quad, two by two.
An interview with astronomer George Coyne, S.J.
Stars aren’t just giant balls of glowing gas, says the former director of the Vatican Observatory. They are our parents and grandparents, cosmically speaking.
By Leslie Scanlon
As full-time parish positions become a career option, many laypeople are seeking a new degree of expertise.
(Essays, short stories, and poems are not available online.)
By Gerald J. Beyer
A college education is a proven path to the middle class. So why are Catholic universities failing to provide this option for the poor?
By Michelle Weldon
A single mom’s cancer diagnosis rekindles her relationship with the mother of God.
By Brian Doyle
Miracles do happen. Sometimes there’s reggae music humming in the background.
Poem: Lesson Plan: Sonnets
By Margaret Pajakowski
Wise Guides: Woman of Substance
By Julia Smucker
12th-century visionary Hildegard of Bingen can still help contemporary believers see their way to unity despite differences.
You May Be Right (Letters to the Editor)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)
Culture in Context: Music, book, and film reviews
Glad You Asked: Would God lead us into temptation?
At Home with Our Faith (Family spirituality)
Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)
The Examined Life: Stay of execution
By Bryan Cones
Margin Notes: Unbalanced diet
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Curious about George
By Patrick McCormick
Testaments: Medicine man
By Alice Camille