Vol. 77, No. 1
By Jeff Parrott
Catholic colleges are learning the right way to answer when a victim of sexual assault calls for help.
By Father Paul M. Zulehner
The standard approach to remarried Catholics is long on law but short on mercy, argues this Austrian theologian, who suggests a more pastoral approach used in his country. In Feedback readers explore ways to reunite the church and the remarried.
By Scott Alessi
While overturning Roe v. Wade remains the brass ring for the pro-life movement, many activists are finding success by seeking limits on abortion one law and one state at a time.
An interview with theologian Phyllis Zagano
With the deacon being one of the traditional “arms” of the bishop, the needs of the church call for some “right-hand women” to proclaim the good news, and there’s nothing in Catholic tradition that should stand in the way.
(Essays, short stories, and poems are not available online.)
Four Catholic women reflect on how church politics and personal struggles have pushed and pulled their faith.
Practicing Catholic: Boxing day
By Mary Ann Otto
Some spiritual practices require silence and meditation; others require a pile of empty boxes and a willingness to let go.
You May Be Right (Letters)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)
Culture in Context: Music, film, and book reviews
Glad You Asked: Why does the church require miracles for sainthood?
Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)
The Examined Life: A good fit?
By Bryan Cones
Margin Notes: Of human bondage
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Clothes minded
By Patrick McCormick
Testaments: Bless us, O Lord
By Alice Camille