Vol. 75, No. 7
By Bishop Donald Trautman
Tongue-twisters may be fun games for kids, but they don’t belong in the liturgy, argues Bishop Donald Trautman in Sounding Board. The people of God deserve Mass translations that are clear, concise, and grammatically correct. In Feedback readers weigh in on the right response to the revised Roman Missal.
By Robert McClory
The Catholic Campaign for Human Development has been a social justice standard-bearer for 40 years. So why are some pro-life Catholics trying to shut it down? Robert McClory digs for answers.
By Kristin Peterson
Dioceses have recently taken to the airwaves to lure back the lapsed, reports Kristin Peterson, but parishes have been working for years to bring people back to the pews.
Desmond O’Grady interviews Andrea Riccardi
Andrea Riccardi’s Community of Sant’Egidio has been paving the way to peace since the 1960s. He tells Desmond O’Grady in Expert Witness how a small start in service to Rome’s poor grew into a global gospel movement.
(Essays, poems, and short stories may not be available online)
By Rodger Van Allen
The sex abuse crisis has led to a crisis of confidence in Catholic leadership. Rodger Van Allen suggests a creative reconstruction to restore trust in the hierarchy.
By James Martin, S.J.
Looking for God? You can take that as a sign God is looking for you, too, writes James Martin, S.J.
Practicing Catholic: Travel companion
By Catherine Collins
Even if God is your co-pilot, it’s good to have a spiritual director along for the ride, says Catherine Collins.
By Meinrad Scherer-Emunds
As U.S. Catholic looks back on 75 years, executive editor Meinrad Scherer-Emunds points with pride to the magazine’s 1967 editorial opposing the war in Vietnam.
You May Be Right (Letters to the Editor)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)
Culture in Context: Music, film, and book reviews
At Home with Our Faith (Family spirituality)
Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)
Glad You Asked: When did we start celebrating Mass in Latin?
The Examined Life: Take your time
By Bryan Cones
Margin Notes: Bombs away
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Bailing out Mr. Potter
By Patrick McCormick
Testaments: By the numbers
By Alice Camille