Vol. 80, No. 5
by Anthony Walton
America’s economic scale is tipping increasingly in favor of an elite few. If we don’t restore balance, the widening wealth gap may soon become irreversible.
by Katie Bahr
Ongoing efforts to make pre-K free could cost Catholic schools one of their strongest sources of revenue. How will faith-based preschools respond to the competition?
An interview with Father Nabil Haddad
In the turbulent Middle East, Jordan is a safe haven in the eye of the storm. This Melkite Catholic priest says the secret to stability lies in forming bonds between Muslims and their Christian neighbors.
by Michael La Civita, K.C.H.S.
Choose the real friends and family plan
by Annemarie Scobey
Parents should put preteen cell phone use on hold. In Feedback, readers make their own calls on giving kids mobile devices.
by F. Clark Power and Stephen M. Fallon
A college course on the classics takes on new meaning when the students are residents at a local homeless shelter.
Not your grandmother’s Mass
by Brian Doyle
The secret to filling empty pews may be finding new and creative ways to bring the Mass to those who are missing.
Wise Guides: Diamond in the rough
by Barbara Hosbach
Margaret of Castello’s own suffering led her to become a source of comfort and hope for generations of people on society’s margins.
You May Be Right (Letters to the Editor)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)
At Home with Our Faith (Family spirituality)
Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)
The Examined Life: Where there is hatred…
By Father Bryan Massingale
Margin Notes: Give unions their due
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Missing the mark
By Danny Duncan-Collum
Testaments: That's what friends are for
By Alice Camille
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